Nothing Said…Flash Fiction.

“You two look cosy,” Jess smiled, almost spilling champagne over her best friend and her ex-lover. They weren’t holding hands. Yet, she could sense that unmistakable sizzle. Almost convulsing, Jess said nothing. She kept her love life private.

Ouch! That Summer with Will stung like a bee. He’d seen straight through her with those damned blue eyes. Didn’t even need his lens.

That’s why she ran. By then, there was no turning back.

She was too broken.

The two people she loved the most and knew the best. Yet, she kept zipped.

She couldn’t tell him about their son.

This has been written in response to Charli Mills weekly Flash Fiction Challenge over at Carrot Ranch.

December 29, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a cozy story. What is it to be cozy, to experience Danish hygge? It doesn’t need to be culture-specific, but it can be an interesting point of comparison or contrast. A character might long to feel cozy, or you might describe the perfect cozy scene. It may or may not include Prosecco..

Respond by January 3, 2017 to be included in the compilation (published January 4). Rules are here. All writers are welcome!

xx Rowena

Photo: Rowena Curtin

 

7 thoughts on “Nothing Said…Flash Fiction.

  1. Rowena Post author

    Thanks very much, Charli. I am really enjoying writing the flash fiction. They really get me thinking and even though they’re only short, each one is sourced from so many diverse snippets of memory, imagination etc. I’d never get these written without the prompts so thanks very much. I really appreciate it.
    I wrote this one for Friday Fictioneers which you might like. My kids told me it was disturbing. Not just in words but also on their faces. https://beyondtheflow.wordpress.com/2017/01/04/worse-than-funnel-webs-friday-fictioneers/
    xx Ro

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