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Jim’s Shorts

Things Nancy Didn’t Know

Flash Fiction

Two whippets. Funny-looking dogs. Things Dani Didn’t Know by Jim Latham
Whippets are funny-looking. Things Dani Didn’t Know by Jim LathamPhoto by Katie Bernotsky on Unsplash

Nancy pushed the empty mayonnaise jar around the tiled floor of Luca’s apartment with her nose. She didn’t know it, but Luca had named her for the woman who had broken his heart.

Nancy — the whippet, not the woman — had found him slumped on a stone bench in Oaxaca’s central plaza as the October sun crept over the red-tile rooftops of the city center. She didn’t know Nancy…

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