Humor Fiction posted May 6, 2019


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The Longest Day

by Sally Law


The battle had been hellacious, the enemy pounding us into submission with artillery fire.

Our wounded were suffering; food and supplies were scarce.

I sent word by messenger requesting provisions. My trusted lieutenant courageously volunteered to ride along.

The lookout was to alert me as soon as help arrived.

The afternoon sun revealed a wagon kicking up dust as it made haste to our encampment.

It was my sister, bearing Kool-Aid, Oreos and bologna sandwiches.


75 Words Flash Fiction contest entry

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2019


I often played war with my brothers and cousins in their tree fort. I was usually the one voted to fetch lunch for the troops. Word processor counts 75 words.

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