I’m grateful for the whirl of the microwave humming that is followed by the smell of silky butter in the air. As if the microwave and air popper are creating some song, the popcorn thumps to its own beat and produces white puff balls that roll into an awaiting bowl. Once I combine the popcorn, butter, with a dash of salt, the crunchy taste of my movie meal lifts my mood, and I’m ready to settle down to binge-watch almost anything.
The Sound of the Band Playing
Tortuous Tales Flash Fiction, Series 1 Minute
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Writer of fiction and nonfiction short stories. Author of the Dragon in the Mirror series. Tortuous Tales is my space to create short stories: Short stories of fantasy, science fiction, or memoir. As well as a few posts about the challenges of writing. Welcome to Tortuous Tales. This is the blog of stories. Any stories. View all posts by Tortuous Tales