The Bubbling Pen (Australia) published:
PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019
She knew that she should have been crying: the ill-concealed stares thrown in her direction were evidence enough. But she also knew that even an ocean of tears could do nothing to bring back what she had lost.
Over the years, relatives and therapists alike had blamed shock, and in some cases, denial. Yet the harrowing knot in her stomach was very real and present, making itself known at every turn. Coffee shop, bouquet, perambulator. It could have been sadness...
8 days ago