Microfiction #three line tales: Breaking

This is for Sonya’s Three Line Tales photo prompt.

photo by Paulette Wooten via Unsplash


The venue is full—he knows half of the faces, hears familiar voices, wishes he was joining them for a drink and a few laughs.

The gear’s waiting, shiny and full of contained energy, waiting for the band to arrive so he can check the sound.

He still doesn’t trust himself to stand, licks dry lips and picks up the mic. “Listen. I’m sorry, but there’s been an accident…”


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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

11 thoughts on “Microfiction #three line tales: Breaking”

  1. Sadly reminds me of a young British band who died just last year I think – all of them gone in one crash. Tragic. You capture that awful moment very well, Jane

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