Tag Archives: Flash fiction

Two Green Hearts

One co-worker gawks. “That’s your anniversary present?” Another snickers. “How many years did you say you’ve been married?” “Fifteen,” I answer, admittedly a bit embarrassed. I open the card from my husband. The beauty of roses fades with time But … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Dreaded Words

“Wait ‘til your father gets home!” I’m not sure what I’ve done this time, but something tells me it has to do with the baseball I just hit. “How many times have I told you not to play ball so … Continue reading

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Stumped

Stumped Blurry-eyed and half-awake, she sipped her coffee and stared at the photo, finding it interesting, yet troubling. Was this the one that would stump her? Her thoughts drifted like leaves tossed in a chill wind, her mind, a blank … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

LOST IN TRANSLATION Kevin reached into his backpack. “I’ve got a surprise for you.” My heart raced. A proposal? At last? He pulled out a strange-looking sign. “What’s that?” I asked. “It’s to keep anyone from ‘rounding that curve we … Continue reading

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Heaven

Heaven My boat drifts toward Berrisford Harbor, as waves lap gently against the hull. I squint to make out the oceanview penthouse I once shared with Pops and imagine him staring out the window. Sixty years since I last visited … Continue reading

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