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A Decision is Made in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

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Flash Fiction / NaNoWriMo

The night Mediterranean takes the town over. It taints the streets, seeps over old and new furniture, a watery pall blunting even the barks of the stray dog. He wonders how long it had been since either had spoke in the room. So he whispers, I’m going….Ravachol deserves better.  Wrapped in his arms, she refuses to stir. He adds, there are things more important than us. She leans in and kisses his throat. . First posted on July 10th, 2016, on my previous […]

Out on the Point

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Flash Fiction

Three Lines Tale Challenge #38‘s photo prompt by William Bout on occasion, having sparked up the lamp, he would scurry up the stone path to the hillside to get a view of the lighthouse as part of the horizon. to see how others saw his world. for a moment to not have to see as a mouse does day in and day out, every detail of the construction revealing in some manner the crux of the […]

The Laughter of Comprehension

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Flash Fiction

it was the kind of like the laugh you and your two companions laughed when the proprietor of the humble restaurant in Florence placed with a thump that massive glass jug of red wine onto the table and then proceeded to drop a ruler down into it so as to be able to gauge the amount of wine consumed and, thus, the amount owed at evening’s end. or it could have been the kind of laugh you […]