Fall Flash 8

Delilah rocked, humming to herself a song she learned around the kitchen table as a child, the women sang it while cooking dinner on Sundays. The words had no egress but the tune lingered as she stared out the barred windows.

“This is my portion, lost in memory”, she thought as a single tear fell down her creased cheek.

“Mama, why do you cry?”

Two more tears fell. She couldn’t answer the sweet angel who asked.

“Mama, what is that song?

Delilah, hummed louder the song of her memory, the song of the women at the table certain she had sung this song around her own table. The song the women had sung in her family for generations while working together to place food before their families.

The angel, her daughter smiled and the room suddenly filled with her voice lifted in the song of her memory.

Delilah smiled.

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Fall Flash 9

Georgie took the hairpin turn at fifty miles per hour, one for every year he had been on earth and flew off the mountainside. Yesterday he would have taken the same turn at seventy-five. At his birthday, his Mother told him to grow up or she would cut him off.

He considered options, regress to his previous tight-ass ways or continue to have fun. He chose money over joy, look what it got him, damn.

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