New Flash Fiction: Sink or Swim

I’m trying my hand at flash fiction, complete stories told in a thousand words or less.  My first effort, Sink or Swim, clocked in at 520 words, including title and dedication postscript.

The ocean is calm.  Tiny waves pretend to crest like toddlers at the park wishing they could play with the big boys.  Me?  I am at peace too, an old man of the sea.   The sun shines bright, reflecting off the water to keep me warm as memory.  I want for nothing.

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