Discovering a Composed Flood in My Aunt’s Basement

Flash Fiction

A A McRae

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Photo by Jonathan Chng on Unsplash

There’s something weird going on in the basement. I am down here to get a jar of jam for my aunt’s famous kolaches.

Littering the small floor are liters and upon liters of water.

Where did it come from?
What is it for?
Is she worried about her well?
Is she trying to help the neighbors?
Is my aunt a…

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A A McRae

I am a teacher, parent, cookie-baking experimenter, library enthusiast, and all-around bookworm. Twitter and Instagram: @aamcraewrites