Rocking Chair (A Flash Fiction)

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She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“Daddy! Mommy got me a candy!”
“That’s good.” He kissed her forehead.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“Daddy! I know how to ride a bicycle!”
“That’s good.” He kissed her forehead.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“Daddy! I went with my friend’s house to study.”
“That’s good.” He kissed her forehead.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“Nowhere.”
“That’s good.” He tried to kiss her forehead.
“Dad, stop!” She walked away.
He resigned.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“On a date.”
He sighed.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“Just shut up, Dad! You have been doing this since I was a kid!”
He sighed.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“I’m pregnant.”
He sighed.

—–

She opened the door and saw him sitting on the rocking chair.
“Where have you been?”
“I’m moving into my newly-built house, Dad.”
He sighed.

—–

She opened the door and saw the letter man.
She opened the letter.
She retrieved her keys and rode for seven hours.
She saw her mother in the porch—red eyes.
She opened the door and saw no one on the rocking chair.
Cold breeze rustled against her skin.
“Dad, where have you been?” She whispered.

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WORD COUNT: 284


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    1. Thank you very much, Mr. Don Wolford. I’m glad you’ve enjoyed this. I truly love flash fictions and I think you should continue writing [flash fictions] more. I’ll check your page, as well. God bless you! 🙂

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