Chapter 64: 7/24/2021

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Flash Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

Reads: 32
Comments: 2

7/24/2021.

 

Getting Down To Work

The door opens and in walks the boss. She makes no sign of looking around but we know better. Staring at screens, fingers flying across keyboards, we don’t say a word until that office door closes and we let out a simultaneous sigh.

 

(prompt word – office)

 

 

Indelible

In an indelible ink

I’ll write your name

next to mine -

the only time

that we’ll be side by side.

 

 

Shea Butter

Luxury hand cream – at least that’s what it says. I give the tube a squeeze and something thick and yellow worms out. Smells like butter, feels like butter; I could have saved myself a small fortune.

 

(prompt word – butter)

 

 

Coconut

Tap the shell

of a coconut,

give it a shake

and the milk sloshes,

trapped inside,

until I skewer the shell,

pierce the flesh

and let it all flow out.

 

(prompt – milk)

 

 

Royal Blood

They might have royal blood flowing through their veins, but the two princes are still only human. Like many brothers, there’s unlikely to be a time when they both see eye-to-eye.

 

(prompt word – prince)

 

 

Storm

Indomitable

was the force of the storm as

the tempest raged.

 

(haiku prompt – force)

 

 

From Spark To Flame

A tiny spark quickly turned into a conflagration as the flames crackled their way through the fallen leaves and branches.

 

(prompt word – crackle)

 

 

In Memory

They built a memorial to humankind when they knew the end was coming.

The first of the spaceships seemed to hover above it before emitting a beam that reduced it instantly to dust.

 

(prompt word – memorial)

 

 

Brainwashing

Those words spread

from all directions.

Repetitive,

as though the process

of saturation

would make them true.

 

(poem prompt - saturate)

 

 


Submitted: July 29, 2021

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Mike S.

This is the last one listen; excellent-allers, Hull

Sat, July 31st, 2021 6:11pm

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Thanks, Mike.

Thu, August 5th, 2021 8:53am

Mike S.

This is the last one listed; excellent-allers, Hull

Sat, July 31st, 2021 6:12pm

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Thanks so much, Mike.

Thu, August 5th, 2021 8:52am

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