“I was buying flowers from the flower sellers by Cloth Hall and noticed a girl sitting on a stool facing the Church. I approached to see what she was doing and there was Basia. Painting,” Milena said.
“And we talked about art, but that was it,” Basia added. “We met again by chance at the Wyspanski Museum.”
“It was love at first sight.” Milena giggled.
“Yes it was.”
Lukas looked at Milena, studying her. She could feel her cheeks getting warm. His eyes were the same color blue as Basia’s.
“What kind of art do you make?” he asked.
This flash fiction is in response to Charli Mills’ Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge. This actually isn’t a flash but an excerpt from my WIP, Native Landscapes. Here, Milena, the main character, is having dinner with new friends in Krakow, a city she just recently moved to from the US. These are people she will soon consider her family.
January 27, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about how a community reaches out. Who, or what cause, is touched by a community “spoke”? Do you think communities can impact change and move a “wheel”? Why or why not? Explore the idea of a community hub in a flash fiction.
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