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Fandango’s Friday Flashback

I posted this originally on January 26, 2020. I only went 6 months back because I haven’t hit the one year mark yet! THE SUNDAY WHIRL: WORDLE 440 Jack’s Ring From the top of the stone wall, Jack could see the crystal in the rock formation shimmering in the sunlight. The shining rock seemed to blink in the sun as the clouds moved […]

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The Clock: FFFC #54

Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #54 Miguel rolled over on the thin mat that he used as a bed. Being transient meant sleeping in strange places, sometimes outdoors, which had prompted him to take a mat when it was offered at one of the shelters last year. Looking at the old fold-away clock his father had given […]

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Photo Challenge #303

A sad story “He is dead to me.” Slowly, Sybil collapsed into the chair. The tea, made for two, would now be wasted. The flowers, shredded to pieces like her heart. All she could do is sit and stare at the brown liquid in front of her, wondering what she would do next. She was […]

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What do you see? #16

My night out  As I stood, staring down at my reflection in the mixture of motor oil and water on the pavement, I was unsure of what I was seeing. Were those my sneakers? Why aren’t my feet in them? Where am I?   I could not remember all the details of last night, not once […]

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The Sunday Whirl: Wordle 440

Jack’s Ring From the top of the stone wall, Jack could see the crystal in the rock formation shimmering in the sunlight. The shining rock seemed to blink in the sun as the clouds moved slowly across the sky, blocking sunlight at small intervals. Jack could just imagine taking a piece of that crystal and mounting it on a beautiful gold ring for his soon […]

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JusJoJan #26: busy

Paul ran into the adjoining office when he hung up the phone. He couldn’t wait to spread the word that Trump would finally be impeached. Deborah was busy, talking on the phone to one of her sources. “Brian, I heard you! …I know, I will….Yes, I am sure Paul is already on top of it!” […]

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