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Thoughts

Particles, Drift randomly hither and thither, In constant collision. Suspended, In the liquid of the mind. Dust, fluff Tiny grains, Seeds of thoughts, Remnants, Tirelessly, Jiggling and wiggling, In perpetual Brownian motion. ——————————————————————————— © Vicky Newham 2012. All rights reserved. … Continue reading

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Flash fiction 100 – SWEET REVENGE OR DIVINE INTERVENTION?

Whilst I was padlocking my bicycle, I noticed a car patiently waiting for someone to come out of a space in the busy car park, so that she could drive in. Then a yob approached, music blaring out of open … Continue reading

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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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Enforced eavesdropping

I slumped down in my seat, put my head back and heaved a big sigh of relief: I had managed to catch the train with two minutes’ grace. Having run up the steps from the underground and across the busy … Continue reading

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No place like gnome

What the hell is that doing there? I wonder, as I look out onto the front lawn and see a shiny red and white gnome nestling in the flower bed under the rose bush. I have my hands in the … Continue reading

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Flash fiction – A simple mistake

I grab the phone and snap ‘Hello?’ I have just taken the first mouthful of my supper and am keen to discourage any enthusiastic salesperson wanting to sell me a new gas or broadband contract. I listen. Nothing. I look … Continue reading

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That vital consonant

It was the little things that gave it away. At first I didn’t pick up on them, at least, not consciously anyway. I knew Reverend Mathews when we lived in Cambridge and he was the vicar at our local church. … Continue reading

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