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Garth

Welcome to The Word! Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, garth, where does it take me? Where does it take you?

[ gahrth ]

Noun

  1. A yard or garden.

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** Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, garth, where does it take me? Where does it take you?


Richard heard of the enormity of it, of the breathtaking colors, and of the tantalizing smells, but, looking at it now, he knew that he would do as little justice in explaining the spectacle to the world as the others did to him. He walked through the archway made entirely of impossibly-long woven dandelions and into George’s garden.

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Truckle

Welcome to The Word! Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, truckle, where does it take me? Where does it take you?

[ TRUK-ul ]

Verb

  1. To act in a subservient manner: to submit.

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** Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, truckle, where does it take me? Where does it take you?


 “Hey, Rick!” 

 “Hey Todd, what do you need?” Rick smiled at his boss. 

 “I need you to take over for one of Beth’s clients. The client requested you.” Todd said.

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Chiffonade

Welcome to The Word! Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, chiffonade, where does it take me? Where does it take you?

[ shif-ə-NAHD ]

Noun

  1. A preparation of shredded or finely cut leaf vegetables, used as a garnish for soup.

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** Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, chiffonade, where does it take me? Where does it take you?


What the hell am I doing here? Ben wondered. Yet, despite the uneasy feeling coursing through him, he also felt swept away in the decadence of it all. Two hours ago, he sat crouched in his little hovel, his home on the streets. Now, he was in a mansion. 

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Peregrinate

Welcome to The Word! Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, peregrinate, where does it take me? Where does it take you?

[ per-i-gruh-neyt ]

Verb

  1. To travel or journey, especially to walk on foot

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** Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, peregrinate, where does it take me? Where does it take you?


Landril’s foot slipped, and he dropped to his hands and one knee while his other leg dangled in the air. 

 “What the…” he said, his heart racing. That never happened before. Landril composed himself and found his footing, stepping down to his fallen foot, which was now firmly holding him up in the sky. 

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Demonym

Welcome to The Word! Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, demonym, where does it take me? Where does it take you?

[ DEM-ə-nim ] 

Noun

  1. A noun used to denote the natives or inhabitants of a particular country, state, city, etc.
  2. Descriptive term used by a writer as a pen name.

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** Either a story beginning, a story ending, a piece of flash fiction, a poem—inspired by the word, demonym, where does it take me? Where does it take you?


Where I live, no one goes anywhere; instead, everything and everyone comes to us. And yes, I mean every word of that. So, once you come here, you don’t leave. You can’t.