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February 19, 2024

Articles by Thomas Elson



[Short] [Essay] [Prose] [Poem]

Short

Limestone in the Winter (2016-05-09) cover story fiction death

Thomas Elson lives in Northern California. He writes of lives that fall with neither safe person nor safe net to catch them.

Just Like Before (2020-12-07) fiction

Like a dream...

Adding Sand (2021-09-06) flash fiction

It was a time of return...

Was I Not Curious Enough? (2021-10-04) flash fiction

Not knowing how to ask...

Daddy's Stories (2021-11-01) flash fiction

He was adept at making up stories...

Shadow Across the Building (2022-07-25) fiction horror

He knew that shadow well...

Are You Ready? (2022-08-22) fiction horror

Always and never...

Passing By (2022-09-19) fiction horror

"...I know what you're made of..."

A Child's Creativity (2023-03-06) flash fiction

"Collateral damage" is a catchy phrase that means "I don't care who I hurt..."

Years and Yearbooks (2023-05-01) flash fiction

A shared dream could be perfect ...

From Wichita to Waco (2024-01-15) flash fiction

"...I’m here and you’re there...."

100% True -- Mostly (2024-02-19) flash fiction

Too young and too dumb, indeed...

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Essay

Bestest Kiva (2022-11-14) essay love

Remembering ...

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Prose

August 27th at 3:43 pm (2023-04-03) flash fiction

"...at this moment, he has readied himself...

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Poem

At Home With You (2023-09-11) poem unrhymed

"...Whenever you hold a book, I will be there..."

The Day God Disappeared (2023-10-09) poem unrhymed

"... what remains of your domicile     with walls the color of ash..."

A Place You Could Not Follow (2023-11-06) poem unrhymed

"...I remained silent as you left the house..."

Was It Then (2023-12-11) poem unrhymed

"...We made our decisions...."

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