Thursday, August 2, 2012

New Short Story - "Air Filter"

Smoke ring "Air Filter"

new flash fiction, (c) 2012 by C. N. Nevets


I could hardly breathe, the air was so thick with rot.  I could hardly hear my own voice as I sang, the air was so blanketed by tinks and clatters.  I could hardly see, the air was so interlaced by a web of smoke.  I could hardly think.

Then door opened.

A breeze drifted in.

The sun light dripped in.

A touch of rain drizzled in.

Then the smoke cleared.  The clamor quieted.  The air became gradually fresher.

But I can’t remember how to think.


4 comments:

  1. Mmmmm ... "blanketed by tinks" is seriously an awesome phrase. :) Love this!

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  2. Thanks. :) No joke, I was sort of tapping into a well of literary atmosphere that stems back to Cinders when I wrote that phrase.

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  3. I love the rhythm of the story. Superb!

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