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The Art Of Magic – part 2

#picturefiction #flashfiction “Then Grandfather faded from view and was gone,” Fyodor said. “The tower, all of its riches also vanished and I was left in an empty field holding this pencil and an old book.” “Wow, that’s one heck of a tale,” Ruslan, Fyodor’s oldest friend, said. “I bet if you told that at the […]

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The Art Of Magic – part 1

#picturefiction #flashfiction Fyodor dismounted his horse beside the tower. The walls of the tower were solid gold and gems sparkled like stars in every golden brick. The building rose almost 100 feet into the sky allowing views over the tops of even the tallest trees in the forest surrounding it. He approached the bronze doors […]

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To The Moon

#picturefiction #flashfiction #amwriting “Mission control from Daedalus,” Astronaut Roy Callum said. “Beginning checklist for orbital insertion.” “Roger Daedalus,” the tinny voice of the controller said from the speaker. “Upload of navigational plot in progress.” “I don’t know why we still do it this way,” Astronaut Mae Lewis said. “What do you mean?” Roy said. “Well, […]

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The Ruined Church

#picturefiction #flashfiction Brenna and Tagg stood in the shadows within the remains of the shattered garage. It was the only surviving part of the home which had once stood on this spot. When hurricane Katrina lashed the coast it had wiped out entire neighborhoods and this small town on the Mississippi coast was no exception. […]

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For Love Of The Sea

#picturefiction #flashfiction  Thank you to my friend Laurel Hill for the inspiration by her picture from the beach. Marta’s mother had raised her with tales of romance and love. Tales of dashing princes coming from the sea who swept fishing village maidens away from their poor existence to lives of splendor and joy. Marta’s father […]

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The Walled Garden

#picturefiction #flashfiction Bernice led the children up the ladder to the small stone room which provided access to the garden. Bernice loved visiting the garden; it was the favorite part of her day. The home she shared with her five siblings was stark and utilitarian. It possessed no color except steel and stone. It had […]

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Shapes In The Clouds

#picturefiction #flashfiction “M’lord, what do you think of that one?” Fiskew the ever faithful squire pointed toward a back-lit cloud overhead. Sir Robert of Trelane cocked his head, shielded his eyes from the sun’s glare, and sought the object of his squire’s interest. “Well Fiskew, I think if one squints just right it could possibly […]

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Here There Be Monsters

#picturefiction #flashfiction Monthly #freefiction “The sun came up over the mountain like it always did. Rays of pale light stretched lazy fingers over the mountains and into the haze. The beams brought a blush to the clouds hovering above. This tremulous moment of balance between light and day lasted but a moment until the sun, […]

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The Way Of The World

#picturefiction #flashfiction   Sometimes I wonder what ever happened to the world. I met an old man wandering the wastes a while back, it might have been a week or a month ago – it’s hard to gauge time since the Change came. This old man said that before the Change the world was full […]

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