#100WordWednesday: Fiction — Violet Falling #amwritingfiction #flashfiction


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Steph tilted his chin towards the ‘road closed signs. “While the crews worked, poor Violet tumbled off her balcony.”

Mike sighed. “Happens every summer. She’s gonna have some awful bruising. I’ve lived here most of my life, she was beautiful — used to call her Aunt Violet — but she has her vices too.” He mimed drinking from a flask.

“She has her reasons. Once, she married a lawyer in a bright yellow wedding dress. One day he left; she’s been stern since.” Steph shook his head. “I remember as a kid, she gave us Hershey kisses.” He stretched his arms. “It’s a sad thing but best get back; my wife has dinner on.”

Mike spoke as he turned from his neighbour. “Violet will be fine. Maybe she’ll stop drinking home brew, discover that she’s got lots of time before her.” Stephen shrugged; the two neighbours walked up the porch stairs to their respective homes.

A.M Eifert


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12 thoughts on “#100WordWednesday: Fiction — Violet Falling #amwritingfiction #flashfiction”

  1. Yikes! That’s pretty tragic! I wanted to point out that the image is actually one I’ve taken, not from Unsplash, but thank you so much for adding the link back to the original post ❤ Thank you for joining us this week ❤

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      1. A bit frustrating, but day by day is all I can do and if I deal with life that way, then it’s okay and I do see improvement. I’ve done a few fun things to and got to spend more times with family 🙂
        Take care girl!

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