Flash Fiction for the Aspiring Writer: Guardian Angels #amwriting #flashfiction 

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I marvelled at the set of angel lights at the the beginning of each block, with another set of angels at the end, as I joined my friends at a pub. 

It seemed right these angels should be here, watching over the revelry. As I later walked a block down in the early morning hours to catch a cab, I recalled my thoughts on angels as child. 

Sometimes I had nightmares and I was too afraid to fall asleep. My Mom told me not to worry because God’s angels were always watching over me. Still, I looked to the corners of my room afraid because the corners were the darkest places. 

Eventually, I began to imagine angels were there in these corners guarding me as I slept. If I woke up afraid I’d look to the corners of my bedroom ceiling and feel safe. Sometimes I dreamed I could see these celestial beings watching over me. 

Going home that night in the cab I gazed at the angels made of lights, four of them guarding a street; I hoped the night ended safely for all. 


©Mandibelle16. (2017) All Rights Reserved. 

22 thoughts on “Flash Fiction for the Aspiring Writer: Guardian Angels #amwriting #flashfiction 

  1. Jade M. Wong February 16, 2017 / 1:28 pm

    I love the idea that angels are in the darkest corners, guarding us and protecting us. A little ray of light in the dark. It’s beautifully written, Mandi 🙂

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  2. Michael February 16, 2017 / 3:04 pm

    Lovely response Mandi and yes I do think they are around looking out for us….

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  3. Singledust February 16, 2017 / 3:12 pm

    Little ones being brave is so inspiring, love the tenderness in the lines.

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    • mandibelle16 February 16, 2017 / 8:14 pm

      Thanks Singledust, it’s my own experience as a little girl. I used to have bad dreams about witches once I moved too my new room in the basement. Once I started picturing angels I felt safe. Every little kid I think needs to know there are things bigger and stronger than the monsters which help them 🙂

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      • Singledust February 16, 2017 / 9:33 pm

        Think that’s really encouraging especially for kids who would have had some trauma or scare, having belief and something to mentally hold on to when they are left alone.

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  4. joyroses13 February 16, 2017 / 8:00 pm

    Love the peace this story brings. Angels are always watching over us. Good story!

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  5. Priceless Joy February 17, 2017 / 8:16 am

    Sweet story, Mandi! I can imagine your mother really telling you this! The power of positive thinking. 🙂

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  6. jupitermagic February 17, 2017 / 9:57 am

    thats wonderful ! angels looking over … always a thought of comfort dear.

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  7. michael1148humphris February 17, 2017 / 3:59 pm

    I do hope that Mums are still telling children about angels that care. Liked your interpretation of the prompt

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  8. Janice Wald February 21, 2017 / 7:43 pm

    Hi Amanda,
    Thanks for coming to the Blogger’s Pit Stop last week.
    Janice, Pit Stop Crew

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