ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Rock

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 — Day 50

Photo by Devon Janse van Rensburg on Unsplash

My head spins under the hot Texas sun. I drop the rock. His blood on my hands, already tacky and drying.

He had wanted my money. My money!

What just happened to me?

I cannot answer that question. Perhaps it was the accumulation of a thousand acts of cowardice. A thousand times of acting small, timid, less-than? Maybe…

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