erasing chalkboard

Five Sentence Fiction – Erased

Tabula Rasa

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“I don’t know, it’s like someone’s standing at a chalkboard with an eraser,” he said, leaning forward. “Like, you know, I knew something one second, then suddenly didn’t.”

She looked at him, smiled, and put her hand on his, “You could never forget me after all we’ve been through.”

“You’re right. But who are you?”

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Author’s Notes

I tried to go for a sort of backwards story where the protagonist’s memories are slipping away, sort of like that blank slate movie where everything is happening backwards.