Tag Archives: flash fiction

Redefining Normal

“Did you eat all the stuffing your little heart desired?” Holly asked as she settled in on her end of their usual bench overlooking the river. Aaron returned the cap to his bottle of Snapple, and placed it on the … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Turkey

“What do you mean there ain’t no turkey?  How the hell do you lose a turkey?” Bruno demanded angrily as he stared at the spot on the counter where the turkey should have been. “I don’t know,” Wally replied with … Continue reading

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More Stuffing For Me

“I have to ask you a question,” Holly warned him after taking a long sip of her coffee to warm up on a chilly November morning.  “I think I already know the answer, but I’m going to ask anyway…” Aaron … Continue reading

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Close Enough

“Are you sure it’s okay that I sit here?” Holly asked with trepidation as she stood at her end of the bench and waited for his answer. “Yes, Holly, you can sit there,” Aaron replied like he was a bit … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

“Would you like to talk about the events of Friday now that you’ve had time to process them?” Holly asked sweetly after taking a sip of her coffee. Autumn was in full swing in Maine.  It was chilly, the wind … Continue reading

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The Candy Man Can’t Do Everything

“Happy Halloween!” Holly squealed excitedly from her end of the bench. Aaron rolled his eyes and took a long sip of his Snapple before he replied. “Happy Halloween, Holly,” he responded.  “Thank you for refraining from wearing a costume for … Continue reading

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The Naked Wrist

It was only a week until Halloween, and Maine’s weather had finally decided to shake out of its funk and become more predictable. Ridiculously out of place sunny and 70 degree days had been replaced today by 40, overcast, and … Continue reading

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The Extended Rain Delay

“Thanks for being flexible,” Holly said sweetly as she sipped her coffee.  “I know you love walking in the rain, but it’s coming down a little too hard for me.” “Well, I couldn’t have you melt away,” Aaron countered with … Continue reading

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Holidays Aren’t For Everyone

“You know what excites me most about this three day holiday weekend?” Aaron asked from his end of the bench that overlooked the Penobscot River. “Do you mean the three day holiday weekend that only one person sitting on this … Continue reading

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The Early Bird Gets The Home Renovation

Holly stifled a yawn before taking an extra large gulp of her coffee. It was a beautiful Autumn morning in Maine, but maybe a little too early for Holly’s liking.  As always, the best friends were seated on their favorite … Continue reading

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