late 14c. from Greek, apokryphos  “hidden, obscure.”  – Dictionary.com


The act of considering something as a general quality or characteristic, apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances. A work of art, esp. a nonrepresentational one, stressing formal relationships. – Dictionary.com

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Apocrypha and Abstractions is a non-profit digital only Literary Journal specializing in very short (flash) fiction of 500 words or fewer. The stories represented here strive to say something without actually saying it. We leave the interpretation entirely up to the reader.

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