Tears For Heroes – #FlashFiction


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The whole town was in a frenzy, people made it up to the streets well before the scheduled time of arrival of the war heroes, some alive and some martyred. Some chose to wear dazzling bright colors, holding colorful balloons, trying to see the positive side of the homecoming. While some chose to wear only white, their faces painted alike, for they all had someone among their family go into the war. But time moved at snail’s pace for all. Eventually, the homecoming company arrived, colors hardly mattered, tears made their way out from everyone’s hearts. There be peace now.

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100 word #FlashFiction. It’s called a ‘Drabble’.

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10 Comments

  1. Very nice, Jayanth. I will post the link on the 16th with all the others. If I manage to write more than one, I will come and post it. Thanks so much for writing this moving piece.

  2. Nice work. The others I’ve read on this picture so far have been crime related, but it’s good to have this straightforward and timely piece in contrast.

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