Flash Fiction, Friday Fictioneers, The Writing Mum

Snappy Easter

‘What time is it now?’ ‘It’s two minutes after you last asked, now shush’ 'So it’s two minutes past half past ... er' '...five, Kitty. It’s 5:32 in the morning. It’s not time for talking. Go back to sleep.' 'But I’m not-' ‘Shhhhh!’ ‘But I think he’s beeeen!’ ‘He?’ Ma opens one eye. ‘The Easter… Continue reading Snappy Easter

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The Dandy Lion (Friday Fictioneers)

A short, sharp intake of breath. Then her small features all go to work. Eyes focus, brow furrows, and lips form a perfectly puckered pout through which her lungs can release their contents. Two fine full lungs let blow. Ten tiny fingers tightly clutch the stem as the seeds take flight. A swirl of life… Continue reading The Dandy Lion (Friday Fictioneers)

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So Many Stories (Friday Fictioneers)

She had always worn an underskirt. I remember them swaying in the breeze as they hung side by side on the washing line, crisp and white. Although they were much more than that. They were my sail on far flung adventures across the sea; the flag of my enemy surrendering at last. A beautiful veil… Continue reading So Many Stories (Friday Fictioneers)

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This Beautiful Life (Friday Fictioneers)

Here's my second go at Friday Fictioneers 🙂 It's ended up being a bit of a play around with dialogue. This Beautiful Life "It's broken" Janet mutters, her arms embracing the contents of the wash basket. "What? The toilet?" My hands stop short at my belt. She's already half way down the stairs, a trail of dirty… Continue reading This Beautiful Life (Friday Fictioneers)