Flash Fiction: Don’t Look Back

A story in 100 words

Published on Friday Flash Fiction, March 2016

It was the shoes.

Black, scuffed, well-worn.

They reminded her of him.

Back to her college years: parties, cheap wine and music.

They loved their music. Second-hand albums that hopped and skipped on the turntable. Saturday night gigs. He nursed the microphone while she watched on, like every female there, transfixed.

She smiled, removing a leather glove, before delving into her handbag for a few coins.

“Thanks,” he muttered, looking up.

His dark eyes met her gaze and, for just an instant, there was a spark of recognition before he dropped his head.

She willed herself not to look back.


 

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About Susan Condon

Irish Writer and Poet. Award winning, published short story writer.

Posted on March 24, 2016, in Flash Fiction, Publications, Writing and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Oh, that’s fantastic, Susan! Packs a punch and tells a good story.

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