The Cock – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant claim to be slim-line
He goes on a diet too rarely
So he has to say sorry
It wasn’t a lorry
But his bahookie that splattered this poor canary

Sound Bite Fiction

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard.
I confess to being totally baffled by this week’s photo, kindly provided by Luther Siler.
It looks to me like a canary who has inadvertently hatched a hand-grenade.
The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture, below.

Copyright Luther Siler Copyright Luther Siler

The Cock

There is one in every town.
And in every café.
A big mouth who thinks he is a big man.
Who has to be the centre of everything.
Well, the one in this town brings a cock to the café.
A real live French rooster.
To watch the France v Germany match at the World Cup.
Most people feel sympathy for the poor squawking bird, totally disoriented by blaring televisions and excited…

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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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2 Responses to The Cock – Friday Fictioneers

  1. emmylgant says:

    Lights out for the not so wee canary!
    Fun story with a good punch line.

    Like

  2. Belinda Crane says:

    A canary who has inadvertently hatched a hand-grenade ….. OMG! This really is classic!

    Like

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