The Next Room – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant claim to know about architecture
Does this big building have mock tudor beams
He has no way of telling
If this is England or Belgium
Because in Sound Bite Fiction nothing is quite what it seems

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 photo of a building of dubious provenance leaves me rather confused and undecided.
I bet you didn’t expect that.
Click on this link to enter your tale, and see what others have written.

Copyright Al Forbes Copyright Al Forbes

The Next Room

I lie awake, scarcely breathing.
When I need air, I inhale quietly.
It is pitch black, but my eyes are wide open.
I listen.
I hear nothing.
I am terrified.
I know there is something in the next room.
I do not know what it is.
It may be human.
A man?
Surely not a woman.
If it is not human, then what is it?
An animal?
Like a bear or an ape, savage and…

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About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/
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