Storymaker
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Storymaker

Chestnut Waves

Fiction

Photo by John O’Nolan on Unsplash

It was a Saturday afternoon and the sun was resting on a cloud. As she sat across from me talking about her job I noticed she had a freckle on the side of her nose, that her upper lip quivered every time she said “work” — as if the word coursed fear down her spine, and that her roots were showing and her blonde hair was naturally chestnut. She caught my eyes and smirked.

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Dan Leicht

Dan Leicht

Fiction writer. Coffee enthusiast. Writer of romance, mystery, and humor. Newsletter at danleicht.substack.com. Learn more at linktr.ee/DanLeicht