The Lark
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The Lark

A View to the Terminus

Flash fiction

Photo by Peng Chen on Unsplash

There will be a day when the crisis reaches this porch — but that day is not today.

From my perch on this swing, rocking gently in the morning breeze, I can just catch sight of the smoke rising over the prairie. It is a faint wisp at first, filling the sky as the day advances until it yields an early nightfall. That last hour before the smoke smothers the sun is a beautiful…

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Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston

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Writer of fiction, documentarian, currently stranded in Asia. Learn more at www.findthefabulist.com.