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 Category:  Humor Flash Fiction
  Posted: September 27, 2020      Views: 12

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Kindly indulge my sundry (a)musings re living and loving. Please pass my words--wise and otherwise--to anyone who might relate and enjoy. Cheers. I GENERALLY WRITE IN THE FIRST PERSON, EVEN FICTION.

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Different place, same Chuck
"FLASH of Familiarity" by Elizabeth Emerald

Chuck's new place --despite its backdrop being more egregiously greiged than that of his house, blanded for sale-- already feels like home.

Familiar furnishings, purchased in my pre-natal phase, garnished by garish gilded figurines and sundry statuary grotesqueries rejected by the junksters, provide a sense of comfort.

To Chuck.

To me? I can't claim disappointment; that implies expectations. What irks is Chuck's persistent care-less-ness. As in: Chuck couldn't care less that the gorgeous "galaxy" granite countertops and gleaming would-be hardwood floors remain perpetually peppered with his customary assortment of crumbled Kleenex and cotton ear plugs.

I shouldn't let it bother me; after all, we don't live together, nor would we dare to. Chuck's place is two miles from mine; close enough.

And, thankfully, far enough. 


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FLASHing solo (sans contest) at 125 words.

"Galaxy" granite is black with shiny white or metallic flecks.
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