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The Definitive Flash: 50 Shades of Flash, Day 9

Fifty Words on Fifty Def­i­n­i­tions of Flash

(def­i­n­i­tions from Dictionary.com)

 

      9.   a sud­den thought, insight, inspi­ra­tion, or
vision.

The myth of epipha­nies,
that they must be found in the world, incited by insta­bil­ity, earned through
action. What of the insight found in still­ness and absence? The vision of peace
pipes? The thought emerg­ing from watch­ing birches bent by win­ter? Can flash
cap­ture that and still engage a reader?

  

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