At LastAt LastAt Last15 hours ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
I twist the silver band that wraps around my fourth finger several times, as I stare off the edge of the cliff. It’s beautiful here, actually, with a company of trees surrounding the precipice, and color everywhere. Far off in the distance, mountains rise and fall, surprisingly clear in the deep blue sky. For the first time since it happened, I feel alive again. And then I remember all of the things that I’ve tried so hard to forget, to push away into the darkest corner of my world. Most of all, I remember him.
I remember when we were so young, and still so happy. We were best friends, and that was completely fine with us. We had grown up together, and what we had was sacred, in itself. But it didn’t last, like we had thought it would. Eventually, our friendship came to an end.
The day that we parted, I hated you. And you me. We swore never to seek out each other again, to try
Star Kids Next Gen Chapter 3Chapter 3: TragedyStar Kids Next Gen Chapter 315 hours ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes
We were bringing my invention to my spot for the showcase. “There’s a lot of cool stuff here,” said Anela, “How are you feeling?” “I’m a gamer,” I said, “I’m not gonna be scared by all this.” “I think you’re nervous,” said Colleen grinning. “No I’m not,” I said. “Chill Nick, your invention is revolutionary,” said Maddi. “Really?” I asked. “Take my advice,” said Colleen, “Improvise.” “Ok,” I said. My mom gave me a thumbs up knowing I could do it. “How did you sneak away from your dad?” asked Ejai. “I told him mom was taking me out shopping,” I said, “He has his hands busy anyway so he’s not gonna know.” “Nick?” said a familiar voice. It was my cousin Micah. She ran over and gave me a hug.
“How has it been?” she asked. “Pretty good,”