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The Disappointment of Pets

Flash fiction for the daily special — Nov 2nd

It seems my pets are mere parasites, squabbling like carrion over putrid scraps. Is this failure my own?

Perhaps I over coddled them in the early days. Hot breath steaming glass. I watched, intrigued, imagining their likeness to my own. My pets were content beneath my gaze and, like all things new and shiny, I was…



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Kristen Haveman

I am a dabbler and a story teller. Worked as a journalist for local small time paper but have a love of fiction with a to be read list to prove it.