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The Friday Fix

The Silence

A 50-word story on new beginnings

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Silence grew between them as they “chatted” online — well, she chatted.

He was working abroad; sadly, she’d stayed.

He was too busy; she hoped and dreamed.

Soon the distance between them became more than physical despite her tears.

He later didn’t understand why she’d left him for his best friend.




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

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