Tag Archives: micro non-fiction

  1. The Next Day

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    August 12, 2021 by Melanie L.

    “Divorce agrees with you!”

  2. Thine Own Self

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    December 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    It drained from me at the pace air escapes knotted balloons: imperceptibly until the external pressure to grovel carved a wrinkled …
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  3. Thank You, Abe

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    November 26, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I can’t think of a better time to reflect on my immigrant great-grandparents, the sacrifices they made, and the resulting …
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  4. Reign of Fear

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    November 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Rainbows over arid land gave credence to His promise never again to flood the peaks. Mankind proliferated. But, infected floodwater …
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  5. The New Anti-Semitism

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    September 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    He chose us. You felt threatened. You decimated our numbers, banished our remainders. Stateless for centuries, we roamed, ever your scapegoat. We …
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  6. Summer Beckoned

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    August 5, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Summer beckoned. Outside we bounded. “Avoid the cornfield!” Mom hounded. Heather we joined. Others we summoned, including the boys. Kickball ensued …
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  7. Doorbell

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    June 23, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I knelt bedside and clasped her hand.  “Please visit me,” I croaked unacknowledged.  Cancer tethered her promise within. Months later, my …
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Melanie L.

Wanna-be writer, amateur oil painter, practicing law and motherhood with varied success.

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