Not So Long Ago, Not So Far Away

Published May 16, 2018 by Nan Mykel

NOT SO LONG AGO, NOT SO FAR AWAY

Irate, Henry punished his  deaf and dumb boy by shooting his dog.  “Teach him a lesson,” he muttered.

Speechless, the dumb child ran away kicking stones,  absorbing the lesson.  Despite all the kicking the boots held up–zippers still worked, unrusted by rageful tears. And finally the lesson sank in.

Waiting til nightfall when all were asleep, the youth kicked over the lit candle and fled.

For Friday Fictioneers  PHOTO PROMPT submitted by Courtney Wright. © Photographer prefers to remain anonymous.

 

27 comments on “Not So Long Ago, Not So Far Away

  • Nan, at the bottom of the grid of participants there’s a blue icon saying ‘Add Your Link’. Click on that and you will take you to a form you need to fill in, much like Mr Linky at Dverse. If you’ve loaded an image on your post for this prompt it will automatically load it. Press Done at the end and away you go. Also tick the two boxes about the privacy policy and about your email being visible to the host of Friday Fictioneers, which is Rochelle Wissoff-Fields. If a verification email is sent to your email address, open it and click whatever link will be provided so your link up will be completed. Good luck. Petru.

    Like

  • Oh how tragic! For the child. And yet I want to kick over the lit candle too now. What does that say about me! But cruelty does evoke strong emotions in me. I’ve never in fact hurt a living soul

    Like

  • Please share your own experiences here...

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

    Google photo

    You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

    Connecting to %s

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    R2030 - In hope of a better decade

    Personal and political, creative writing and art.

    By Hook Or By Book

    Book Reviews, News, and Other Stuff

    fgsjr2015

    My writings of fiction, essay, poetry, observation & commentary

    Intellectual Shaman

    Poetry for Finding Meaning in the Madness

    madnessatthegates

    Culture and Politics from a Mythological Perspective -- Big ideas in plain English

    In Saner Thought

    "It is the duty of every man, as far as his ability extends, to detect and expose delusion and error"..Thomas Paine

    Lignes invisibiles

    Invisible lines associating ideas, creating images.

    Ned Hamson's Second Line View of the News

    Second Look Behind the Headlines - News you can use...

    kristalhunter.wordpress.com/

    guided by the light of the moon and stars. Bringing Consciousness to modern music one verse at a time.

    The Truth Seeking Atheist

    We should all care about what we can reliably determine to be true.

    The Renegade Press

    Tales from the mouth of a wolf

    Blinksleep

    Wake Up to Your Life

    SoundEagle 🦅ೋღஜஇ

    Where The Eagles Fly . . . . Art Science Poetry Music & Ideas

    A Napper's Companion

    by John Coleman

    An Array Of Blogs

    Showcasing some of the best blogs the Internet has to offer...and more

    WordPress News

    WordPress News

    Heni's Happy Paintings

    Paintings for Kids and Kids at Heart

    The Past 24 Hours Or So

    Your Daily Dose of Trump and His Administration News

    %d bloggers like this: