“Fortunately we got to her in time, you know, before the blaze could spread,” Jessica said.
Tag: flash fiction
For how many more years will you host the birthday pool party with the pizza and the cake from the grocery store . . .
As one of the more common breeds of spineless parents I am a huge fan of giving in the demands of my two-year-old. She’s an F5 cyclone of a girl full of wildly fluctuating emotions and I’m the house made out of straw.
“Let’s not think about it,” was what he kept telling her. She knew he might kill her. She knew too much.
Retirement day. Those words had resonated over my career, if you could even call it that . . .
Dr. Eye, the pediatrician, says that they should not be drinking out of bottles ANYMORE.
The soil smells sweet—rich and earthy with a faint whiff of sulfur from a geyser somewhere in the vicinity.
The walls divide more than inside and out: they run a sharp line between needs and wants.
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