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Life’s Spectrum (Flash Fiction 55)

Posted in education, Flash Fiction with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2010 by dustus


Arrrrgh! As pint-sized Captain Hook, Mikey smiles until my mullet wig frightens him—like on the circus field trip when his mother stifled sobbing wails, hugging him calm.

He doesn’t know it’s me. Five-year old thoughts sense danger. Unhooked hands cup ears shrieking, rocking back-and-forth, head banging wall, shattering my heart through life’s spectrum.

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