The Message is Gone – Flash fiction


He carefully forms his message in the sand

Shells in a heart shape emphasizing

Love ~ devotion

An unexpected wave crashes

Everything at that moment for her is

GONE

 

Each week Monkey Man hosts flash fiction in 160 characters. Like writing a tweet – it takes some doing to convey thought in so few words. Come join the fun!

Redeyed Rich http://www.flickr.com/photos/richu/3301432560

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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16 Comments

  1. Love then is at the whim of a wave. He should have moved the shells high up the beachm it may have endured longer for her. Nice and tight Leslie just as good flash is.

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    1. yes I guess that’s true – I was always taught to face the waves – hmm maybe I should turn around more

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  2. Oh my !! certain events/incidents change the future in the blink of an eye.. don’t they?!?!
    Good one, Les… nicely said in this succinct form…

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