This week’s Flash in the Pan – Flash Fiction Challenge ;
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right– 100 is the limit and this one comes in at – 99
Scratching his head, he looked again at the papers laid out on his desk in the glow of the after hours lamp. The only one left in the office, he certainly hadn’t planned on lingering here so late. Frustration and anger brought tears to his eyes as he told himself to work it again. It had to work, it had to be right. His future depended on it. It made sense earlier. One last run through, then in disgust, the weight of failure hanging heavy, he swept all the papers off his desk and sat there, confused and defeated.
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19 thoughts on “Flash in the Pan; right”
The frustration…is so palpable. I wouldn’t wish this on anyone, but you have captured it so well!
thank you! I wasnt sure i hit that with this one but glad to know i did yay!
Now I want to know what was on the page that got him so bent.
me too its been driving me batty.. 😉
Like others I want to know the story…behind the story…you’ll need to do a follow up .. Diane
Who me… you’re the creative one here… Diane
i didnt think that far ahead.. its probably why i can do the short ones but i bet if i tried to make them longer i would trip up somewhere.. of course some of them i know exactly what i mean and sometimes i forget too.. i’ll have to work on it i guess but did anything pop into your mind?
Oh I just love a mystery….. what did he discover??? Diane
I dont remember .. sudoku?
Oh, this one is very good you captured the emotion of frustration so well. Been there felt that!
Me too.. but Its like everyday lol
Ouch! Intense! Must have been a level 5 Sudoku. …;) … Well done Lizzie.
Thanks Frank good to see you Nd I like the soduku idea..I may run with it if I am pressed for what’s on the paper..kol
I like how the emotion is laid out here. It builds and builds. Good piece.
Thank you 🙂
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