rainydaes

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PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020

The barista hands me a latte, and I smile with thanks. I love it here: this intimate cafe bookstore, the guohua painting lessons a few shops down, the escape room next door, the one with porcelain vases and an unassuming go board that my brother found covering our exit.

I love it here so much it hurts, and I etch this moment into my mind, opening the book in front of me so that everything is perfect. But then I see...

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