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Southampton. 1912

Southampton. 1912

Flash fiction
A 50 word story
By AJ O’Brien.

“Sorry Madam. There are no longer
any berths available on the Titanic.”

“Oh no. Don’t say that. 34 more words


Actually, there's no one to turn to

As a kid I did pretty well. I spent most of my personal time reading, playing imaginative games, and delving in and out of creative pursuits. 510 more words


Without a doubt
the deepest I have been
had nothing to do
with the depths of the sea

And the highest,
without the aid of elevation… 43 more words


The wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a bulk iron ore carrier that worked the Great Lakes and sank with the loss of its entire crew of 29 in a… 1,044 more words

Synoptic Situation

That sinking feeling

A relic of the Iran-Iraq war, this oil tanker was scuttled near the Kuwait-Iraq border on Saddam Hussein’s orders, to block access by sea to southern Iraq. 30 more words


I was caught in the riptide,

No air to call for help.

No shore was in my sight,

I was tangled up in kelp.

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