mochalatte

United States

INFP
she/her
☆ "it will be worth the wait because beautiful things take time" ☆

mochalatte (United States) published:

She Who Sleeps with the Fishes

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020

The girl had been long gone before she left the world.
Childlike wonder stagnated sticks to crevices of her mind. Echoes of a dream prey on its remains.
They could have ceased to remember a child, a sister, a friend. Yet they pick up the pieces they shattered, lighting candles in her name. 
She watches. 
Not from the stars, smiling upon them. 
But from the twisted waters, among the fish that swim upstream.
A brother leans to look for them,...

about 1 year ago

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mochalatte (United States) published:

She Who Sleeps with the Fishes

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020

The girl had been long gone before she left the world. Childlike wonder stagnated sticks to crevices of her mind. Echoes of a dream taunt, feed, drain. 
They could have ceased to remember a child, a sister, a friend. But they pick up the pieces they shattered, lighting candles in her name. 
She watches. 
Not from the stars, smiling upon them. 
But from the twisted waters, among the fish which swim upstream.
A brother leans to look for them, hoping...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 year ago

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mochalatte (United States) published:

She Who Sleeps with the Fishes

PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020

No one wants to light the last candle. But Mom's gripping her picture, and one of them has to do it before she fumbles for a smoke, tears flooding her face. A brother scatters crumbs across the water, leaning to look for the fishes. He spots one beneath the surface, hoping he'll see what she did. A massive body. Bulging eyes that stare through his soul. His face falls.
They stay for a moment of silence. When they pray, no...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 year ago