FFFC 77 — heaven on earth

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My parents wanted me to be an accountant. That made me blue. Instead I dreamed of palettes across the sky. College was not to be. I hitched a ride on the star of a Gypsy and we embarked on adventures only dreamers may travel. Across time zones, continents, and oceans we found ourselves in a place where the sky took shape. At night we drank ouzo under the sturgeon moon. By day, I painted heaven on earth.

 

 

 

 

 

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Fandango is the host of Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.

14 Comments Add yours

  1. Sadje says:

    A dreamy story.

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  2. Fandango says:

    “At night we drank ouzo under the sturgeon moon. By day, I painted heaven on earth.” Very nice, Li.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Fandango 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you 🙂

      Like

  3. soniadogra says:

    And clever too…

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  4. That sturgeon moon keeps popping up.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Well there is a poetry prompt out on it right now, and I decided to use it for this story as well.

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      1. Marleen says:

        The terminology was in the news a little over a week ago. I only heard of a headline, never looked into what it meant… until this moment. This year, it was August 2nd and 3rd… from dusk until dawn. It is a full moon in August (particularly in North America); a moon named after a fish. August is a good time to blow off college, if that is what one is inclined so to do.

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  5. badfinger20 (Max) says:

    Great job Lisa…the gypsy life has it’s appeals.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thank you, Max.

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  6. memadtwo says:

    That does look like the stairway to heaven. (K)

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 The picture stumped me for a day, then I let go of the logical part of my brain and started writing.

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