Three Line Tales: “Small Steps” #amwritingfiction #flashfiction


Thanks to Sonya for hosting #3LineTales.


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His foot padded on terra firma and his heart squeezed; lunar dust floated in the vacuum of space. Inside the space suit he sweated bouncing, taking careful but ‘small’ steps for ‘mankind;’ he was a history-maker, a hero. Still, part of him wondered if the effort had been worth it as the specs of lunar dust in his gloves floated; he contemplated whether he was nearer to his maker here or on the cerulean orb below.


–A.M. Eifert


©️Mandibelle16. (2019) All Rights Reserved.

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6 thoughts on “Three Line Tales: “Small Steps” #amwritingfiction #flashfiction”

  1. Hi, Amanda! I enjoy the inner life you created for the astronaut, too. From certain things they said or quoted, it seems the astronauts in general did think about (and express) the spiritual aspect of where they were and what they were doing. Which makes your work here especially relevant.

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