Six-Word Stories About the Fires

Jan M Flynn
Sep 14, 2020 · 1 min read

Sometimes fewer words shed more light

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Lights on at noon in California.

That’s not snow falling; that’s ash.

Smoke seeps through walls and windows.

Nothing says apocalypse like poison skies.

Just breathe? Easier said than done.

The color of catastrophe is orange.

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Jan M Flynn

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Writer & educator. The Startup, Writing Cooperative, P.S. I Love You, The Ascent, more. Award-winning short fiction. Visit me at www.JanMFlynn.net.

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Writer & educator. The Startup, Writing Cooperative, P.S. I Love You, The Ascent, more. Award-winning short fiction. Visit me at www.JanMFlynn.net.

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Outstanding stories objectively and diligently selected by 40+ senior editors on ILLUMINATION

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