100 Word Flash Fiction
“I have never danced in the rain,” she said.
Her words transported me back in time to my childhood.
Woods protected our farm, a fragrant mystery of spruce, maple and oak.
The rain gutter on the barn perched so high, hawks nested there.
Providence was a hole in the eavestrough the size of a man’s fist.
Orange-clove shampoo with my sister in tow made for summer adventure.
Gravity created a waterfall, mischievous hands deflected its force.
Washing our hair in freezing-cold rain, we became land-locked mermaids...
This episode features Bibiana Krall, who is a small-town girl from the Midwest. She left home at an early age and traveled the world. She eventually settled in a village on the outskirts of Savannah, Georgia, where she loves to spend her days writing and making her dreams a reality.
So many times in the past year I have heard the same words from other writers, empaths and creatives, ‘I need a break’ or ‘I’m overwhelmed by the interference around me and desperately need peace and quiet.’
In a digital world constantly redirecting our attention, lately I’ve recognized this urgency and constant desire in myself too.
An appreciation of nature can awaken the muse. Ossabaw Island is only six nautical miles away from Savannah, Georgia. It is a barrier island that is protected and currently uninhabited by humans, except for a few times a year when writers, poets and playwrights descend to create and enjoy the wild island...
Write Craft ©℗ Bibiana Krall 2019. All Rights Reserved. Produced and narrated by Bibiana Krall. AMAZING MUSIC INTRO: “Hello Again” was written by Ric Ocasek and performed by The Cars ©℗ 1984 Elektra Records. Free/open source version for podcasting, courtesy of Spreaker.com
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I grew up about seven miles outside of a small town in the Midwest. It was common to get stuck behind farmers driving tractors, hay balers and combines on the way home from the grocery store.
In retrospect, it was a bucolic childhood, full of wide-open spaces, tomatoes from our garden and lush cornfields that stretched all the way to the woods.
“Beautiful, descriptive writing in a small package. Complex characters and Incredible imagination in a slight space. Sad and at the same time liberating, a short paranormal of a haunting, and aching love from the ghost, Ayanna Douet Blackwell's perspective. “