FLASH FICTION

A Mansion, a Coffin

A story about digging graves

Photo by Luke Besley on Unsplash

The mounds of dirt piled high as some of the tree tops, their dark-auburn mixed umber hues standing out like the bent knees of slumbering giants, in stark contrast to the greenery of the lawn, and the rustling leaves. The trucks continued to bring more in, a seemingly ceaseless caravan of removed earth, the wind stealing back what it…