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Lifelike

100-word microfiction

Langley by Jim Latham | A human hand holds a red puzzle piece over a field of blank white puzzle pieces.
Langley by Jim Latham | Photo by Ryoji Iwata on Unsplash

This week, I’m taking a break from the prompt-based stories to celebrate a 100-word story published by The Drabble on May 12th.

Lifelike

“Let’s try a puzzle.” Langley’s counselor tipped a box. Brightly colored pieces flooded the tabletop. Langley smoked. Puzzle pieces had smooth edges and joined up. Not lifelike. Not like Langley’s life, anyway.

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microfiction (<250 words), flash (250 to 1000), lots of 100- and 50-word stories

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