She watched the water flow sluggishly beneath the bridge. Slowly, she edged him over the rail. With each inch, she thought about different events between them.
It hardly seemed fair when he made contact with the water there was no splash. Every time he had tried to drown her, she cleaned water from the bathroom for hours.
As she capped the urn, she smiled. He had always wanted to fly. It did not cost her an expensive pilot’s license course. All it took was a cremation.
An idea stopped her at the foot of the bridge. She looked over the rail again. The urn smashed into splinters on the embankment. For the first time in years, she exposed her broken teeth in a full-faced grin.
This is the final flash for this edition of Flash in the Pan. It comes in on the money at precisely 125 words. Tonight’s word is splash.
Everyone interested in playing along with FTP need only pick one of the featured words, write a flash (staying under or at the maximum number of words for the month), and link back to the post where the word is featured. If you would like to get ahead or catch up, the words are posted on the Flash in the Pan page where your flashes will be linked.
Today is the last day for this quarter’s entries.
Flash in the Pan will be a quarterly publication compliments of Redmund Productions. All entries will be published. Deadline for this edition is today: 30SEP12, before 2359 EDT (GMT-5). All non-WordPress users need to email their links via Ask Momma. Late entries will be linked to the FTP page but will not be included in the publication.
Are you ready for the words for next quarter? Check the FTP page tomorrow! Answer the questions below and then check out the massive talent assembled on the FTP page! This has been so much fun!
Do you want to learn how to fly? Are you going to be buried, cremated or donated? What do you think of the tradition of keeping ashes in an urn and on display?
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