A Micro Fiction about what remains
Entry in the 53-word story contest from March 2021 — Write a 53-word story about a fossil:
For a long time, I had a well-worn scrap of paper listing the dates our paths crossed, those random days spread over the course of years. The era of memorializing those dates has long passed. But today, I saw you again, and my heart cracked open like a fossil, revealing your handprint inside.