The Bauble – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant decide what this photo depicts
It looks a bit like a wee shiny cat’s poo
He does not like to be rude
He’s a well-mannered dude
So he hopes that C. E. Ayr has somewhat more of a clue

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 one, I confess, leaves me confused.
Yes, okay, but more so than usual.
Click on this link to enter your tale, and see what others have written.

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The Bauble

At first it is just Carol and I.
We are far along the beach, past the Broken Steps, when we see it.
It is small, about the size of a bauble from a Christmas tree, and shiny.
No, it is glowing, with an almost painful intensity.
She goes to lift it, pulls back in surprise.
What, I ask her, bending, reaching.
I feel the heat before I can touch it.
At this time of year the beach is deserted, but I don’t like…

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3 Responses to The Bauble – Sunday Photo Fiction

  1. Dale says:

    Shiny green poo, eh? I dunno, Pinkie!


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