General Fiction posted April 19, 2019

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fifty word flash


by pit viper

She counts her drawer. It's twelve cents short. Across a dollar bill, somebody has scrawled "CALL 911".
It reminds her of stars, how they're already dead by the time their light reaches us.
She bags the trash, locks the door, and lights a cigarette on the way to her car.

Dribble Flash Fiction contest entry

My first-ever attempt at flash fiction, based upon my nights closing at a local sandwich shop.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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