Even though it’s Thursday I would like to say….. Welcome to Friday Fictioneers! Yes, another week has come and gone and I’ve been so busy and so frustrated I will be glad to see this week done with. Unfortunately next week looks pretty much the same for me. Ah well, this too shall pass.
I’m just glad to bring you another flash fiction story for your reading pleasure!
Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and an end. (No one will be ostracized for going over or under the word count.)
Make every word count.
If you would like to join us, please go to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields blog and read about the few rules to follow. If you want to just read what the other great writers have written about this picture then you too must go to Rochelle’s page and scroll down till you come to the cute little blue guy and click on him. He will take you to some wonderful stories!
Genre/General Fiction (100 words)
Sue sat on a log close to the shore line. Reaching down to pick up a few stones to cast into the water, she spotted the wasp nest. Her hand hesitated , then picked it up gently. She gazed with tears shimmering.
The nest reminded her of life, fragile looking, yet strong beyond belief. She had dealt with many things. Cried, laughed, touched, felt many emotions. She had both mourned and celebrated occasions in the past.
As she would deal with another, alone yet strong like the nest she held in her palm. A lone tear fell.
She was determined.
Cancer would not win!