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Friday Flash: First Day

This is my first Friday flash in months! Months and months and months! It is exactly 304 words, which is alright. The baby grinned toothlessly into the camera. Its little fingers gripped the bare mattress. Than it plopped its butt onto the bed and the blue blanket balanced atop its head slid down until the… Continue reading Friday Flash: First Day

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Friday Flash: Unexpected Homecoming

Wrote this quick! I think it worked out. He stumbled down the stairs. Shelia was here, Shelia was here, his beautiful baby girl. She wore a long white dress, but stared down at the cherry wood of the steps. The top of her head was bare. He slowed down when he noted a silver chain… Continue reading Friday Flash: Unexpected Homecoming

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This flash was inspired by the letter U! She pondered the picture. It showed a lady, dead from drowning. She knew that face. She glanced over her shoulder at the rest of her class; they wandered the room, looking up at the photographs on the wall. Her teacher was across the room, with most of… Continue reading Undead

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Ory and the Big O

So this is today’s Friday flash, inspired from the letter O. It’s not quite what I intended. The letter is O and the only thing I could think of is Big O. Wikipedia has an article on it. Ory saw the mailman first, dragging the mail cart behind him. Ory  listened, still and quiet in… Continue reading Ory and the Big O

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I is for Ice

This is a piece I wrote for #FridayFlash with the letter I as my writing prompt. She pirouetted through her door. Sunlight flooded the living room from the skylight overhead. She danced through the rays. Step, step, jump, arms at shoulder length, step, hands above her head, be graceful, turn her head just so. She… Continue reading I is for Ice

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C is for Creation

I decided to write a Friday flash with a title that starts with C, because of the A to Z challenge. This is what resulted.   Rain drizzled down, a steady, punishing stream of water.   It wound down the body of the stone statue, past its blind eyes and dripped on ground already soaked with… Continue reading C is for Creation

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Friday Flash: Moving On

I pushed aside the canary yellow silk curtains and looked out over the city through clear modern panes of the balcony doors. My balcony was made of black, wrought iron, like every other balcony in this city, decorated with fanciful shapes of flowers and butterflies. Beyond the edges of my apartment, steel and brass towers… Continue reading Friday Flash: Moving On