Coffee, Vegan Nutella, Gratitude And A Story

Hey, good to see you! I just made coffee, and I have fresh bread rolls that are still hot from the oven, ready to be topped with delicious jam or some homemade vegan Nutella. How to make homemade Nutella, you ask? Rather simple: Take 1/4 cup of hazelnut butter (you can use peanut or almond …

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The Girl – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction

The spunk in her eyes surprised me. I thought the torture he had put her through would have already taken all of her will, broken her and made her a heap of injured flesh, but instead she looked at me as if she was about to take me on, with the determination to win. I …

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"The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction

Despite numerous diversions, I had followed through on my plans to make the trip to Santa Fe. No matter what the Universe threw at me, I was determined to follow through, after all, I had made the promise to stand by my sisters side on her special day, even though I loathed weddings and knew …

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The Tea – A Flash Fiction

    “Soon”, she said to the impatient child, stirring the tea, the clouds of steam rising above the slightly cracked cup, slowly allowing the brew of roots to cool to a consumable temperature. She tried not to frown, her eyes filled with a sorrowful smile as she nodded reassuringly at the little one. This …

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The Boot – A Flash Fiction

“Look what I found!” Her voice was filled with such sweet excitement, that the older man could not hold back a smile. At one point he had dreaded to bring this young student with him to the site, not looking forward to the lack of knowledge an inexperienced person would surely bring along, but her …

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Chocolate Cake – A Flash Fiction

I guess, it did not matter that we were the outcasts of the neighborhood, after all. As I watched others lives fall apart, we all still had each other, no matter how many times people thought Mother was crazy for planting the garden by the cycles of the moon, or how Dad would allow us …

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Hidden Words – A Flash Fiction

I knew it was you, who had been here, marking the words in those many books, a clever way of showing me you were okay, but not clever enough. The same markings that let me here, let him to you, always a step ahead of me, as I stumbled blindly with no resources to find …

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Avalon – A Flash Fiction

The memories of your presence in this space were almost too much to bear. Every corner, every inch of this island held a piece of our togetherness, your hand touching mine, your kisses on my lips. Even through the scent of the exotic flowers, I could still smell you, feel your strength, envision your powerful …

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Prisoner – A Flash Fiction

Many aspects of him frightened me, but none chilled me as much to the bone as his need for perfection. Patterns laid perfectly in unison with each other, never one aspect out of place, and the glance in my direction, when something was not up to his standards alone, made me shiver in fear. In …

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Nobody – A Flash Fiction

Your departure was reminiscent of your arrival, filled with fanfare and grandiose moves, an orchestrated deliberate performance to the very end. This was, after all, the main reason I could never quite understand you, the need for overacting, overwhelming everyone in your presenceĀ as if you needed their oxygen just to exist. Little me, had no …

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