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The Sibling E – A Fighting Vowel #carrotranch #flash fiction

‘What now, Morgan?’ ‘My brother. He said we used to scrap all the time while all I remember is being told we got into scrapes.’ ‘It’s possible you did both.’ ‘You’re sitting on the fence again.’ ‘No, look. You scrap … Continue reading

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A Complete Mash Up #carrotranch #flashfiction #loganandmorgan

‘What the…? Logan…’ ‘Wassup?’ ‘You said you’d left me dinner.’ ‘Yeah. Sausage and mash.’ ‘Why poison me?’ ‘I don’t… oh.’ ‘Yes. Oh. What gives?’ ‘I was making a you.’ ‘A me?’ ‘Yes a you? A papier-mache Morgan. See.’ ‘That’s… amazing. … Continue reading

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There’s Always A Risk Of Flooding #microcosms #flashfiction

‘Mr. Martens?’ Harold Martens started, momentarily lost in his thoughts. ‘Yes?’ The questioner’s tone hardened. ‘Could talk us through the operation from your perspective? Why you did what you did? For Mrs. Golding.’ ‘Golding?’ Left knee. Impact damage. Reconstruction. He … Continue reading

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Come On Baby #carrotranch #flashfiction

It has been a while since we had the benefits of those two modern Day Incarnations of Wittgenstein and Kant, Mills and Hobbs, Descartes and… ….Morgan and Logan. But the Carrot Ranch is back prompting, so well, we will have … Continue reading

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When Holding On Is All You Can Do

The clap on the shoulder felt sincere enough. ‘Captain.’ Jack Reynolds oiled his smile. ‘Like the old days, eh?’ Harrison eased back, not trusting a reply. Reynolds straightened his jacket, skipping into the lights, accepting the applause. Same slime-ball, Harrison … Continue reading

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In Which A Mother Becomes Upset When Her Son Is Criticized #flash #microcosms

‘Mrs. Spindle? A moment?’ Celeste Spindle aka Suction-Woman jumped. She managed to catch her breath before she pulled the Headmistress, Magnificat Jameson aka Weave-Wonder, off her feet. ‘Sorry. Miles away.’ ‘It’s Horace. I felt we needed a word.’ Celeste’s second … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? Let’s Be Frank #microcosms #flashfiction

Frank felt rather than heard the foot stamps throbbing through the floor. The bar takings would be good for once. Good of them to come. Guilt mostly. And curiosity. He was their freak. Eardrums like teabags, more powder in his … Continue reading

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