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Picasso’s Paradise

Flash fiction

Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels

Edouard lifted the lamp to illuminate our faces.

“I don’t know about you, but I’m done with this pandemic,” he said, with his thick, black eyebrows coming together.

We sat inside the warmth of the cottage on his family farm in a village not far from Marseille. The fire cracked pleasingly, with the flames engulfing a fresh log that Edouard had just thrown in.

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Alex Godley

Alex Godley

I’m a humble bard who likes to play with words and create new worlds. I also like chocolate. And cake.