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Marble Tombstone

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User: Polkad0t
Marble Tombstone
Flash fiction: A young boy deals with the grief of his mother's untimely death. It is at the foot of her tombstone after recent burial that he struggle's with his sorrow.

Keywords: 
Child, death, grave, graveyard, mother, sad
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tj.gonzales

Very nicely done. For a tragic incident you make it oh, so much better than it could have been.....

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dreamthief

That was a powerful story in only 9 pages! I especially liked when referred to his deceased mother's body as a "vessel" for her spirit.

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Polkad0t

Hey thanks! The "vessel" plays into a child's confusion with the concept of death and the emptiness that is left behind.
I know, deep and dreary, but I appreciate the positive feedback!

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