Posts Tagged death

Twins

#flashfiction Abigail strolled through the gardens of her parent’s estate. She loved spring, the trees were filling out with leaves and the flowers were pushing their way through the short grass. Life was returning to the world. At eight, she was old enough to understand the irony of her thoughts on returning life as she […]

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Mortality

I’m not reviewing a book today, or talking about my favorite monster (although the Grim Reaper kind of counts as a monster) or even providing fiction. Today I’m feeling a bit introspective and want to speak to the universe regarding mortality. I lost an old friend this week, someone I’ve known for 30 years. He’s […]

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One Final Portrait

#flashfiction #death Gertrude coughed, a deep racking cough, as she ushered out the last of her photography customers. It had been a long day and the coughing and pain in her chest that had dogged her for the last month didn’t make it any easier to bear. Gertrude wondered if this cough could be something […]

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