The Skipper – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant be captain of a great ship
He is not equipped to be a stout skipper
He does not like the sea
Even on his TV
He gets seasick when he watches Flipper

Sound Bite Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes.
The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in his picture (below).
This week’s tale is based on a true story, much of which is disputed.
So please consider it to be what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
Click on this link to enter your tale, and see what others have written.

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The Skipper

He is a crazy guy, the skipper, but a brilliant sailor.
And a great tactician, I am glad he is on our side.
He is destined for great things, I’d say, if he lives long enough!
Although he is a Scot, he does not like the British at all.
Just last year, 1778, he captured a Royal Navy ship, HMS Drake.
This was the the first ever American naval victory in…

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1 Response to The Skipper – Sunday Photo Fiction

  1. AnElephant’s friend writes a great story
    One of swordplay and fights out at sea
    The crew didn’t quit
    When they took more than a hit
    This sounds worthy of a film to me

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