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Flash Fic: Sketch Artist

Marc’s favorite place in winter was the conservatory, with the winding brick paths that led through tropical trees and plants. The humid warmth was soothing to skin that had been buffeted by sub-zero temps. As usual he leisurely struck out … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Afterlife

Dying wasn’t what I thought it would be. I figured I’d draw one last breath and vanish, and I wouldn’t even know I was gone. Whatever energy was left in my body when I croaked would dissipate, and I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Different World

Dad slapped his neck in disgust. “The fish aren’t biting but the mosquitoes sure are.” I was covered in itchy red blotches, one of which I’d scratched so hard, it bled. “Can we go in now?” “If we don’t catch … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: The Wishing Tree

I stood on the back porch, leaning against a support and sipping wine, gazing at the old tree that straddled the property line between my parents’ place and the neighboring field. The full moon illuminated its leafless branches; that and … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Contemplation

I love my feet. Look at them! So strong, so beautiful. Unlike other hawks, I have a reversible toe and barbed pads on the the soles of my feet to help me keep tight hold of slippery fish. They don’t … Continue reading

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