j.latimer (United States) published:
PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020
When I should have been too young to know loss, the sky cried with me. I slammed the front door, rattling the too-empty house, and ran across the street to Nana’s under the starless night.
“Can you catch a star?” I asked her. “And bottle the light?”
“To never let it go . . . so it doesn’t leave in the morning.”
She shook her head and clucked her tongue in her disappointed manner. But then she answered,...
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