July 19th, 2008


The Last Day

I found my folder of old stories I wrote back in high school (1979-1983).

I'd like to share one with you. I don't think that the term flash fiction had been invented yet, but I can't claim ownership; Hemingway wrote the ultimate piece of flash fiction in six brutal words. Mine is much longer, and not nearly as good. You've been warned.

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It occurs to me that I never really figured out how to be a child when I was young, and as a result, I've not quite figured out how to grow up.