Doom Town

A friend of mine challenged me to write some flash.

The constraints were:

  1. Themed on this image:
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inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 2 June 2021, pristine.

A sculptor residing in Spain,
Left his ironwork out in the rain,
Now his once-pristine bust,
Has a layer of rust,
And it’s smeared with a reddish-brown stain.

Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt

More Wasted Potential

I posted a piece of flash yesterday, a suicide, and it sparked a thought. Hadn’t I written about this before? So last night’s post prompted a hunt. It was called Wasted Potential. It sat in Drafts for months, because it was on such a sensitive subject, I wanted the wording just so. When I finally published, it was immediately misinterpreted. I was incredulous but I saw the lack of clarity when I reread it this morning.

The subject I had wanted to discuss was suicide, but I was a noob, I wanted to explain my back-story, a big part of which is my daughter. I conflated the two. The original post was so bad, I thought I should rewrite it. So, here goes:

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