Squeals echo about town, as children, having long outgrown the morning glory of their pyjama firesides, take to the streets to parade their merry treasure only to lose themselves in the spontaneity of a snowball fight.
A girl is armed with a teddy bear; her brother, a new bike; while their neighbours take turns pulling one another up and down on a hand-crafted toboggan - Careful not to run into the little boy who stands in the centre of it all. In his palm - his gift this year: A crumbly lump of coal frosted hard. He aims for your head.
#FLASHFICTION101 NOVEMBER 2020 SHORTLISTED ENTRY
November's #FlashFiction101 shortlist is made up of 23 stories, with one story being released daily as an advent calendar of festive flash fiction. Look out for a new story every day with the winning entry being announced on the 24th December 2021.
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