The Haven
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The Haven

A Love Story

Flash Fiction

Photo by Renee Fisher on Unsplash

My older sister, Layla, works at the bookshop near the university.

On Fridays, I meet her there for lunch. We sit on the wooden bench out front and eat sandwiches from the deli on the corner. I usually arrive early because I like to observe the people passing by and eavesdrop on their conversations. They talk about their classes and going to parties. Sometimes they talk loudly into their cell phones…



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J.J. Shannon

I’m a writer from NYC. I love short stories and flash fiction.