Lit Up
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Lit Up

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Mother
sounds the claxon:
action stations.

Father
lights the remnant
of her short fuse:
preparing drinks;
getting underfoot.

The family
falls in, sits to attention:
hands crossed on thighs
beneath a pressed cloth…

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Welcome to Lit Up -The Land of Little Tales. Here you can read and submit short stories, flash fiction, poetry - in brief, your own legend. We're starting little. But that's how all big stories begin.

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Dan Morrissey

Dan Morrissey

Literature is the roadmap for understanding humanity | Reader | Writer | Teacher | Editor of the THE MUSE

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