Garrett

United Kingdom

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Garrett (United Kingdom) published:

An Attempted Aphorism

PROMPT: One-Liner

To grow up is to forget how children destroy themselves, and then it is to forget why.

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Garrett (United Kingdom) published:

Water

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They put people in the water.
There aren’t any ghosts there, though, because it isn’t haunted. But they do put people in it. I know that, at least.
Sometimes they come back. It worries me when they do. They don’t like to talk about it. I wish they would. But if you mention it to them, they do bad things. 
I’ve stopped mentioning it to them.

I’ve been to the edge of the water, but I don’t go farther than...

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11 months ago

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Garrett (United Kingdom) published:

elephants.

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called. Five elephants died there.
You wonder how they climbed the mountain.
Don't. 
Wonder why they tried.

Because elephants are clever- unusually so. They can sense subtler things than us.
Things that haven't happened yet.
They can feel the seismic sirens of storms, earthquakes, oncoming disasters, at which point they retreat to higher ground.

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called.
That's the highest ground there is.
...

11 months ago

Garrett (United Kingdom) published:

elephants.

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called. Five elephants died there.
You wonder how they climbed the mountain.
Don't. 
Wonder why they tried.

Because elephants are clever- unusually so. They can sense subtler things than us.
Things that haven't happened yet.
They can feel the seismic sirens of storms, earthquakes, oncoming disasters, at which point they retreat to higher ground.

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called.
That's the highest ground there is.
...

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11 months ago

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Garrett (United Kingdom) reviewed:

Fingers for Five

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019

If you feel like it's OK to share and wouldn't ruin the mystery of the story, I'd really like to know some of your intentions/ideas. It's so well constructed that it feels like I just have to know what's going...

11 months ago

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Garrett (United Kingdom) published:

elephants.

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called. Five elephants died there.
You wonder how they climbed the mountain.
Don't. 
Wonder why they tried.

Because elephants are clever- unusually so. They can sense subtler things than us.
Things that haven't happened yet.
They can feel the seismic sirens of storms, earthquakes, oncoming disasters, at which point they retreat to higher ground.

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called.
That's the highest ground there is.
...

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11 months ago

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11 months ago

Garrett (United Kingdom) published:

elephants.

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called. Five elephants died there.
You wonder how they climbed the mountain.
Don't. 
Wonder why they tried.

Because elephants are clever- unusually so. They can sense subtler things than us.
Things that haven't happened yet.
They can feel the seismic sirens of storms, earthquakes, oncoming disasters, at which point they retreat to higher ground.

Mount Everest. Eight thousand metres up. The death zone, it's called.
That's the highest ground there is.
...

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