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Knocking Off (Friday Fictioneers, January 2014)

Knocking Off The klaxon signals the shift change and tension slowly ratchets. Ma juggles pots and pans at the fireside. We daren’t distract her; one burned stew spells disaster… tears… blows… blood. We hear him coming, hawking up the acrid … Continue reading

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Jar of Hearts (Friday Fictioneers, November 2012)

This week’s prompt from Friday Fictioneers comes courtesy of Sean Fallon.  When I saw this, I just couldn’t get a particular song out of my head. Funny thing about mother; slowly, surreptitiously, she just kinda sucked the heart out of … Continue reading

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