Tuesday, February 3, 2015

FSF Challenge - Bedtime

Five Sentence Fiction badge from Lillie McFerrin Writes

This week's writing challenge
Five Sentence Fiction
Lillie McFerrin Writes )
is based upon the prompt:


What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week Lillie posts one word for inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word.

It's difficult to keep a positive attitude when you're out on the street...

     "I had a dream," the man said as he rearranged his blanket to capture the heat rising through a grate.
     "What about this time?" his friend asked after a cynical laugh. "That pretty girl you're gonna meet or a big table full of hot food for tomorrow's dinner?"
     "Both, but it all happened long ago. I don't dream about the future any more."


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  1. That last sentence is so sad, K. *thunk* right to the thump-thump.
    This was a good one.

    1. Thanks! Almost every day I see scenes like the one in the prompt picture as I walk to work only a couple of blocks from the White House. It makes one think when the person who is arguably the most powerful person on Earth has as a neighbor some of the least.


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