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A literal crime – flash fiction 100

My neighbours are having the outside of their property re-painted. Not before time, so I am immensely pleased. On arriving home today, I find one of their decorators using a flower pot of mine – containing a beautiful, delicate flowering … Continue reading

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A hundred words – goings on next door

The young woman’s screams are getting louder now and more urgent sounding. What’s going on next door? Then her voice becomes a strained whimper as she pleads – “Please don’t hurt me, I’ll do absolutely anything.” “I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Another hundred words – the stranger on the wall

For over two hours he has been sitting cross-legged on the grass directly opposite my lounge window. From the sofa, I see that he looks up intermittently and glances over, straight at me. His eyes bore into me and I … Continue reading

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In a hundred words – a bit of a lift

The smell of hot metal lodges in my throat. I keep thinking I can taste it. Loud, grinding sounds hurt my ears. Squashed up, sardines in a tin, the heat and humidity are unbearable. A mix of smells invade my … Continue reading

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