Postcard Fiction: Empty Handed





how come nobody
why inside why
gone silent
transparent breath
empty handed


Jane Dougherty’s Sunday Strange Microfiction painting, above, by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes , is once again ambiguously suggestive.


And once again, as so often happens in these postcard fiction worlds, I see an opening that leads somewhere else…



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5 responses to “Postcard Fiction: Empty Handed”

  1. Jane Dougherty says :

    We need an answer. The hand, maybe, is where it lies, open and pleading? Welcoming? It doesn’t look like a warning. I like the open-endedness of this one. It goes deep.

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  2. merrildsmith says :

    I like the transparent, the opening between two worlds, and the questions. Why indeed?

    Liked by 1 person

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