Category Archives: Micro Fiction

  1. Child’s Play

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    June 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Megan Anning   Sparrows flutter in the dirt, ruffling their wings, swishing dust about. Theresa watches nearby. Theresa loves …
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  2. Black Ice

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    March 20, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Christine Baerbock   There’s a woman who prays, lips on knuckles, for her children, her husband. She does it …
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  3. Spring Wedding

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    March 20, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Helen Chambers   We marry in a blur of froth; Queen Anne’s lace dancing our tune, and unfurling fiddle-heads …
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  4. White Wedding

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    March 20, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Helen Chambers   Grey day; warm for the season. ‘If anyone knows any reason…’ intones the priest, hearing the …
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  5. Immaculate

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    March 20, 2019 by The Citron Review

    by Anne-Marie Hoeve   Spoons. You say you’ve bought new spoons. They are nice, but what’s wrong with mine? “Too …
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  6. We Have Vultures Now

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    December 21, 2018 by The Citron Review

    by Dakota Canon   The soldiers think they own us. Their guns give them authority and arrogance. Last night they …
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  7. Freedom

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    December 21, 2018 by The Citron Review

    by Andrea Marcusa   When the deep freeze thawed, the woman, who’d been imprisoned for months in that dank basement, …
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  8. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    December 21, 2018 by The Citron Review

    I am not a big fan of winter, to be completely honest. The days are short and cold and dark, …
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  9. He Died We Left Him Til Morning

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    December 21, 2018 by The Citron Review

    by Christopher Gaumer   We laid him down, forty pounds of beagle. We took shovels; the earth opened easy, like …
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  10. Notes on the nominations

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    December 21, 2018 by The Citron Review

    Bear with me; I’m new here. I should always lead with this, perhaps with a please in front. After all, …
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