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Flash Fiction – Goal (100 Words)

It’s the thing you’ll work towards. The end achievement. The thing that is worth all the blood and the sweat and the tears. It’s the thing that gets you up in the morning when you’re already tired. It’s the thing that makes you push further, push harder, go beyond the boundaries of what you think… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Goal (100 Words)

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Flash Fiction – Song (A Teacup Story)

Some songs, some music, touches parts of you that you otherwise cannot interact with. The parts of you that you can’t handle without a tune to sooth the pain away, to allow yourself to look inwards at the cause of the pain and sit with it. Learn from it. Heal. There are songs that teach… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Song (A Teacup Story)

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Flash Fiction – Kind (100 Words)

Sometimes it's easier to be harsh than it is kind.  Kindness takes self reflection. A pause before you respond. It takes selflessness to be kind. To choose a better path even if your feels demand another.  But even though it harder, the world deserves more kindness in it.  So try to be kind.

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Flash Fiction – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

A smile can hide so many things. It can hide thoughts. Thoughts you don’t want to share because they’re buried too deep. Because people won’t understand. So you smile. It can hide feelings. The feelings that people don’t understand because they’re illogical. They make you feel illogical. So you just smile. When people ask how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – New Life (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

There is something generous and amazing about having a child. Not just the miracle of existence, but the idea that you can guide them through this world to help them bloom into the person they will become. You help them learn, encourage them, protect them. But most of all you step back and watch. Because… Continue reading Flash Fiction – New Life (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

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Flash Fiction – Name of Things (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

What’s in a name? Not much, and everything at the same time. A level of identity that is so core to yourself that you can barely understand how to exist without a name. But a name, a name you choose yourself. A name that you pick out of a list, a name with history or… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Name of Things (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

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Flash Fiction – Love (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

They say opposites attract, and in some ways, that is true. No two people are ever the same. Sure, there can be similarities and differences. And between some people, their differences are greater and others it’s their similarities.  But it’s not the differences or similarities which creates love. It’s the connection between the two, its… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Love (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

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Flash Fiction – Forgive (Stories on a Theme “Control”)

To let go of control is to let go of the outcome. You cannot change it, for it is done. Dusted. Final. All you can do is move on, to walk away and hold your head as high as you can and live your life the best you can. But to do that, you have… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Forgive (Stories on a Theme “Control”)

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Flash Fiction – Illusion (Stories on a Theme “Control”)

You think you can control life. It’s one of the best illusions of the universe, that you control it, the vast gaping chaos of the universe. Your own ego against the whole mystery of reality. You can’t. The sooner you realise this, you know, the less you will stress about the small things. The small… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Illusion (Stories on a Theme “Control”)

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Sapphire (Stories on a Theme – “Blue”)

There is something about sunshine that makes you feel better. It’s not just the fact it’s warm, or that there isn’t a cold damp chill in the air that makes your lungs ache and your bones sore. It’s not the fact you can take out the pretty sapphire blue summer dress that has been hiding… Continue reading Sapphire (Stories on a Theme – “Blue”)