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When You’re Older – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

He had never eaten so earnestly, so desperately. Warm butter slid between his fingers and over his knuckles, and the juices oozed hot from the slab of meat, bathing the fresh baked loaf in rich, steaming flavor. Sensation had left … Continue reading

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Between – #writephoto | Trent’s World (the Blog)

I had no idea where we were. Sami, who was our impromptu navigator, said we were someplace southwest of Paris. We had avoided the big cities. Actually, we even avoided the villages. We were afraid we would be sent back, … Continue reading

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The Black Coat – Juhu – #writephoto

And the wise crow cawed louder, “Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father no children. I shall wear no crowns and win no glory. I shall … Continue reading

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Choosing – Sarah Brentyn #WritePhoto

There was a prophecy. I didn’t believe it. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to or that it was, necessarily, bad, I just didn’t hold with such nonsense. Someone foretold something about someone at some time. Vague, much? Also, these … Continue reading

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Haven – Sarah Brentyn #writephoto

“No, no. That’s east. I’m sure of it.” Angela looked back at the three strangers she’d managed to pick up along her travels. The tall, ginger-haired boy tilted his head. “I think that’s west.” “North,” the little girl toddled up … Continue reading

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Hinting at… Happiness? by Sarah Brentyn

Reblogged from Sarah Brentyn: What does a Harvard University professor have to do with flash fiction? Nothing. And everything. Or, at least, something. I’ve thought for a long time now that good flash fiction packs a punch. It heightens emotional … Continue reading

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Rubbing Salt in the Wound – Sarah Brentyn #WritePhoto

  “There used to be water here,” he pointed to the cliff. “Up to the standing stones.” She nudged some loose debris with her foot. “This is cool, isn’t it? And, no, there wasn’t. Water, I mean.” “How do you … Continue reading

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Breakthrough #WritePhoto by Sarah Brentyn

“Check this out,” he crouched over some green stuff poking through the pavement. “Okay,” I squinted. “I give up. What is it?” “No clue.” “Let’s go. I don’t like this. It’s not right.” “Wait,” he reached out. I grabbed his … Continue reading

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Family Tree #WritePhoto by Sarah Brentyn

He built it, brick by brick. Carved from boulders in the valley or stones found weathered by time… He stacked them. Each one a testament to his regrets. He spent his life there, in those mountains, building walls to shut … Continue reading

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Noir

She moved with the sinuous grace of a dancer or a thief; sleek and deadly. Her eyes were wide, feigning innocence. Hiding secrets… She licked her lips, as if she liked the taste of blood. The crime scene didn’t faze … Continue reading

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