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August 2022 Fiction Contest: Bunnies in the Rain

August 5, 2022
By hanshopee GOLD, San Diego, California
hanshopee GOLD, San Diego, California
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Another dark drop stained the pavement, bringing with it the wonderful scent of a storm. Although the coldness and rain made it difficult to tie my shoes, I forced my stiff fingers to loop the shoelace bunnies into a knot. But, the bunnies slowed as heat spread across the back of my neck and a drop of warm liquid landed on my head, sending chills down my spine. The smell of rained-on cement was suddenly overtaken by an overwhelming stench of garbage and rotting flesh. The last thing I remember was looking up from my still-unlaced bunnies and wishing I hadn’t.

The author's comments:

Hope is a 17 year old student from Southern California. This was written as a thriller piece for the August 2022 fiction contest, which requires the author to write a flash fiction work in exactly 101 words.

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DarthNug said...
on Aug. 8 at 6:58 am
DarthNug, Hendersonville, North Carolina
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This is amazing

Afra DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 7 at 10:17 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

Hope, this is excellent!!!

on Aug. 6 at 8:12 pm
Egycal52 SILVER, --, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Hats off to the past, coats off to the future."
- American Proverb
"Why do you keep hiding behind your mask,
When even the scars formed by your mistakes
are you own constellations?"

You told so much in so few words! impressive...