#ThursThreads – Week 435 – Winners

Week 435 of #ThursThreads had many fantastic tales. I’m honored to see all the writers come to tie a tale as we start our ninth year. If you’ve been doing it a while, thank you for sticking with us. If you’ve just found us, welcome! May you come back again and write more great flash. Thousand thanks to Nikki Prince for judging this week. Check out the #ThursThreads #flashfiction group on Facebook or the #ThursThreads Group on MeWe to keep up with news, etc.


  • Bill Engleson | @billmelaterplea
  • Mark A. Morris
  • Silver James | @SilverJames_
  • Catherine Ducourau | @cathducourau
  • Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
  • Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil
  • David A. Ludwig | @DavidALudwig
  • M.T. Decker | @mishmhem
  • Kelly Heinen | @Aightball

Honorable Mentions

Catherine Ducourau | @cathducourau

Nikki says: Loved this even though it was a cliffhanger. Now I want to know if she helps him. LOL

winner announcement

Week 435 Winner

Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil

Nikki says: Hauntingly beautiful and not what I was expecting. I like that. Diferent read for me.

“Help me find him,” I begged.

“We’ll help you back home, ”a lady cried.

She took me to a home I didn’t recognize.

“He’s here child. You need to do something soon.” I heard her say into a phone.

The man came shortly after that. Speaking of things, I didn’t recall, talking as if I were listening prattling on about the weather. Saying he’d be back tomorrow and I was to stay here.

He came back the next day and he started yelling at me. I really didn’t like this man he reminded me of my grandfather. Was he my grandfather? Things had slid away from me; my memory wasn’t what it had once been of course this was my grandfather and he was looking after me since I was only a child. The next day I looked for him again. I didn’t know why I couldn’t find my son; but I knew I would have no rest until I did. It was then he came back, the man that reminded me of my grandfather. He came back with a slew of people with weird phones, cameras held in their hands.

“Do you know where he is?” I asked.

“There,” the woman answered pointing to him.

It was then I saw him as he once was my boy.

“Go into the light,” She commanded, “All is well.”

I took one more look at the man and then the world drifted away an eternity of light and goodness awaiting me.

Congratulations Thirteen Time Winner Sheilagh, and Honorable Mentions Catherine! Don’t forget to claim your badges and display them with pride. You certainly earned it!

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