It Was Delicious! [53-Words]
Caged leaves and tiny yellow flowers beckoned me to take a chance. Surely, I could maintain what the gardener started. My prized possession basked in the morning sunlight. Lovingly attentive, I watered, fertilized, and as fruit began to blacken, desperately searched Google. A lone survivor sliced into my salad. The $20 Beefsteak Tomato.
By Lisa H. Owens
Inspired by an August, 2021 Press 53-Word Theme Prompt :
August 2021 - There is a little jellyfish that is effectively immortal thanks to their ability to transform their own cells. Bananas have no such talent. We seem somewhere in between. Statistically, the month of August tends to capture the most human births. Some 9% of you will add a candle to your cake this month.
Write a 53-word story about ripening.
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