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Flash Fiction

The First Time I was on Television

The first time I was on television was a Tuesday. I wasn’t excited to miss a school day. I hardly went.

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Flash Fiction

The Journal

“I haven’t seen you, even though you are here every day.” Mother purses her lips.  “How’s school?” Father furrows his brow.  Blue eyes stare from under a gray hoodie in the direction of Mother, then to Father and back to the green beans. A fork pushes aside the meatloaf.  “May I be excused?”  “Are you on drugs?” Mother locks a stare on father’s face as if to tractor beam the words out […]

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Flash Fiction

How to reach a hundred pennies as a human

I remember the first time I made a dollar. Actually, I don’t, and that stresses the following law like a bored criminal. The law of not what, but how You can’t guarantee the output, the result, nor the end. Not in money, nor love, nor a simple acknowledgment of something nice you have done, not even […]