Ends on June 30, 2018

Up to three shorts under 500 words

Flash fiction, micro essays, or prose poetry (NO lined poetry, please)

Flash is often defined by  what it isn't: it isn't more than 500 words, it isn't a full narrative, it isn't plot or character or just a poems without line breaks. Flash, however, is an opportunity.

For the reader: to rotate a whole in the mind, to encounter language pruned and curated, a candy quick to dissolve that lingers on  the tongue.  

For the writer: to flex and  bend, produce fresh expression within limitation, to discover the  essential. And in the end, speak through the unsaid and arrive at something unexpected.  

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