Tag Archives: flash fiction

Love Your Fellow Earthling

Aaron and Holly sat across the path from each other on their assigned benches.  It was a windy day along the river, so there wasn’t much foot traffic on the black top that separated them. Holly knew the silence wouldn’t … Continue reading

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It’s A Mask, Not A Mustache

Aaron and Holly sat in silence on his front porch.  It was his favorite place to hang out, and Holly considered herself lucky that he allowed her to share this sacred location. After all, in the days of COVID Chaos, … Continue reading

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Keep Your Damn Virus Off My Lawn!

It was a dark and stormy day in Maine, which was perfectly fine with Holly and Aaron since they both loved the rain. They sat on their usual benches one opposite sides of the running path down by the river.  … Continue reading

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But Trump Saved Us From An Alien Invasion

Aaron and Holly were practicing proper social distancing on their favorite benches in the park.  Since they were fifteen feet apart, they had their masks off and were enjoying their favorite beverages on a beautiful Sunday morning. “I spent a … Continue reading

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Drag Me Down The Aisle

Aaron and Holly sat across from each other on benches located on either side of the park’s once busy path.  It didn’t get as much use anymore, however, because people preferred to stay home and not deal with the pandemic … Continue reading

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Dirty Money

Trent and Monica cuddled on the couch as they watched TV.  There wasn’t anything exciting on, but at least it was something to do when there wasn’t much anyone could do.  At least they had each other. A knock on … Continue reading

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A Gargoyle’s Pandemic View

I was sitting in the living room of The House on the Hill, listening to the sound of the furnace kicking on because that’s what passes for excitement these days, when I suddenly had an idea, Modern Philosophers. It had … Continue reading

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Roger The Dodger

He entered the office with some trepidation.  The couch was his obvious destination, but he approached it as if he were afraid it might spring up and take a punch at him. The Psychiatrist observed this from her chair without … Continue reading

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The Other End Of The Tunnel

Sally and Justin walked hand in hand along the path that lined the river. It was an overcast autumn afternoon in Maine, and Sally was bundled up accordingly.  Justin, on the other hand, wore a light jacket and his ever … Continue reading

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Writers Inspiring Writers

One of my favorite things about blogging, Modern Philosophers, is interacting with you.  I love when you comment on my posts, and we get to have a little conversation. There’s nothing quite like instant feedback to my writing. What I … Continue reading

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