The Friday Fix
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The Friday Fix


A Friday Fix story

The river at sunset (Anna da Silva)

A lurch. A chance. He leaps.


Hard chilling splash.

Flailing… failing… floating.

Caressed by waves to memories of fonder shores. Oily-smooth river snaking through mangroves. Chasing his brothers. Mother pounding clothes in the shallows.




Tough week? Self-medicate with a dose of microfiction! The Friday Fix is devoted to publishing fifty-word stories.

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Anna da Silva

Anna da Silva

Ex war reporter turned aid worker then environmentalist. Wife, mum & stepmum. Joining dots with story-telling, poetry, memoir & fiction. @hogglespiking

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