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The Place the Sun Won’t Rise

Prompted Flash Fiction

A moon hangs over snowy mountains
The Place the Sun Won’t Rise by Jim Latham. Photo by Benjamin Child on Unsplash

A bright moon hangs in a dark blue sky and draws shadows twice life-size on the snow. Kevin’s eyes trace the roofline of Merna’s shed, the shadow of the furnace exhaust boiling its way east toward the notch in the hills where the sun won’t rise tomorrow.

Kevin’s phone says it’s December eighteenth. Three days to the winter solstice. Some people…




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

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