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The Definitive Flash: 50 Shades of Flash, Day 2

The Defin­i­tive Flash

Fifty Shades of (Very)
Short Fic­tion


      2.   a sud­den, brief out­burst or dis­play of joy, wit, etc.

In flash, the writer has lit­tle time for con­sol­i­da­tion. The flash releas­es some­thing pent up–and that thing beats its way toward the near­est exist. Flash might be the thing itself instead of its rep­re­sen­ta­tion. It might be the very thing you wish you hadn’t said. But there it is, beat­ing.

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