Here’s the Carrot Ranch Literary Community Challenge Recap where we wrote about “buttons.” Have a read. This is some of the best flash fiction around – Don’t miss it! ❤
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Buttons hold memories of mothers and grandmothers. They hold space for the unexpected links between life and death. They call for silence, to button up, or to relax and loosen a button.
Writers followed where the buttons led.
The following is based on the July 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes buttons.
PART I (10-minute read)
Idiomatic, No? by Chesea Owens
Who’s got the clasp; did they ask for the
Touch of a buckle? My knuckles are
Right on the hook, yet they look so
Bright as a catch and they’re snatched since becoming that
Cute as a zipper, so chipper.
Push my Velcro; I don’t know who’d
Press the panic fastener. The last nerd?
Well, bust my stud, ’twas a dud and
Belly lacing was encasing them all.
Knob pusher was shusher; he’d
Hasp up, the yup. I say:
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