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MICHELLE WILSON: Memento Mori | 50-Word Stories


Breathtaking how photographs can yank you back into long-forgotten moments: birthdays, graduation, Niagara Falls with my hyper-competitive sister.

Blurred years whistle by. I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast. What I did before sneaking through Sis’s album.

This photo of my terrified face… falling a hundred water-soaked feet.

Michelle Wilson’s words have appeared in A Thin Slice of AnxietyRejection LettersPotato Soup Journal’s Best of 2021 AnthologyMaudlin House, Litro Magazine, The Drabble, 50-Word StoriesFlash Fiction Magazine, and Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, among others. Her story ‘Fish Brain’ was nominated for Best of the Net 2022. She lives with her partner in Miami Beach, Florida.


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