General Flash Fiction posted July 2, 2022


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The end leading to a beginning

Denouement

by Scott Rhodie



Rain poured, and the grim faces looked on as the Minister talked of a remarkable mother and wife.

The dad and his children stared in disbelief and shock at the casket descending. Its last journey easing it below the ground, and they stood numb.

Everyone knew the van driver had lived on - his error causing the tragedy.

After the ceremony ended, she faded to the distance, taking the wonderful words which emanated from her family home. We love you mummy.

 



80 Word Flash Fiction contest entry


There is great sadness in life, but it usually moves on, and memories continue.
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