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Down the Shore by John Adinolfi

Photo of heart drawn in sand washing away

John Adinolfi is the 2nd place winner of Streetlight’s 2022 Flash Fiction Contest     All the times of their lives happened at the shore. She was a lifeguard. He was beach patrol. He tripped over her rescue board and she bandaged his wounded leg. Six weeks later they were married at sunrise, with ocean foam slapping at their feet. Soon, she was building sandcastles with their youngest while he taught the older ones how to surf cast. Later, grandkids would overrun their beach house every summer. Then, when it was just the two of … Continue reading Down the Shore by John Adinolfi