The Writer's Descent into Madness [50-Words]
I forgot how to write.
Did I forget how to write?
Writing's avoiding me.
Where are you, Words?
She'd worn the pink tutu all week. Pacing the hallway like a caged lion, she muttered "I've forgotten how to write," as she batted away the flying monkeys while dodging miniature elephants.
Lisa H. Owens
Created for an Inner Circle Writers' Group 50-word Flash Fiction Friday
January 28, 2022
Bob and Rob were joined at the hip, literally. Conjoined twins who diffused awkward silences, developing a healthy sense of humor early on. They were quick to point out the absurdity of two plaid shirts tucking into one wide pair of chinos, their capes only visible when four fists deftly defended the underdogs.
Lisa H. Owens
Inspired by a January, 2022 - Press 53-Word Theme Prompt
Aladdin had three wishes. Goldilocks had three beds, chairs, porridge bowls—but some of the best things in life come in pairs. From twins to turtle doves (as the carolers sing), two’s company. Who’s Batman without Robin? Harry Nilsson says “Two can be as bad as one…” but hopefully 2022 is twice as nice. Write a 53-word story about a dynamic duo.
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