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Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “It is done,” Relen announced across the silent room. He put the pen down on the tablet as he watched his signature flash into the stone surface which lay below it. It was only in stone that an accord like this could be signed. Stone couldn’t be… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Joyful (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

It’s a feeling, deep within your bones. A light feeling. One that lifts your soul up, keeping your chin up and your eyes open. You have to smile, as you hear the birds singing and the wind whispering in the trees. You let the feeling flow through your soul and seep out of your skin,… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Joyful (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

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Flash Fiction – Halcyon (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

Xeen remembered those days, before all this. Before the power started going.  Before the food began running out. Before before. A time when he would run in the street with his friends, scales glinting in the suns double glare. When he would be accepted into the world. When he was part of the community. He… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Halcyon (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

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Flash Fiction – Harmony (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

When you work with someone, it’s like your soul sings a tune that only theirs can harmonise. It’s not just liking the same thing or wanting the same things out of life. It’s a partnership, a shared existence that is only better because you are two separate wholes coming to it. You exist in harmony.… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Harmony (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

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Flash Fiction – Composure (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

Tegan tried to hold the tears in as she tapped away on her screen. She could feel her cheeks flush and the humiliation rising. “Hey, Tegan,” Jasmine asked, “how’s that project going?” “Fine,” Tegan croaked. She had to hold her composure. She couldn’t show it was too much. She couldn’t.

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Flash Fiction – Promise (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

You make a promise, you stick to it, you see. It’s about trust. I trust you, you trust me. Without it, what are we? And you promised me you’d not do that. You promised me. And yet you did it anyway.

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Flash Fiction – Accord (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

“It is done,” Relen announced across the silent room. He put the pen down on the tablet as he watched his signature flash into the stone surface which lay below it. It was only in stone that an accord like this could be signed. Stone couldn’t be changed. Stone was constant. “Good,” Helno said, her… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Accord (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

100 Words

100 Words – Relaxing

[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] It should be easy to relax a body. To stop it moving, to keep it still and stay present. Unfurling tensed muscles, stretching out aching limbs, breathing deeply and freely. Perhaps pouring yourself a drink, cold and alcoholic,… Continue reading 100 Words – Relaxing