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Flash Fiction Friday

A Life Less Lived

A bedraggled plant sits on a windowsill like the first line of an unfinished poem. A leaf flutters to the sill in silent testament to a life less lived. A body identified as Mrs. Campbell was discovered this morning after a mail carrier reported a suspicious odor coming from this small house at 137 West Port Avenue.

Inside, the tidy house is sparsely furnished and the cupboards are bare. The refrigerator
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