Copyright — Adam Ickes
This is my story for Friday Fictioneers this week. It’s a weekly challenge to tell a story in 100 words with a beginning, middle and end. It follows the picture prompt provided for that week. It’s hosted by former Girl Scout, the gracious and talented Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week the picture is a photo supplied by Adam Ickes. Thanks Adam.
The Wetland by P.S. Joshi’
George asked his dad, “Why is there a bridge over the land?’
“Well son, it looks like land but it’s called a wetland. You’d sink down and get stuck if you walked on it.”
“Can they drain it?”
“Yes. They could. It’s been done. There’s a lot of life there though that would get destroyed. Also, if a bad storm comes, that area can flood.”
He remembered having been shown homes built on drained wetland.
The agent said, “We never get bad flooding here. Never happened.”
A few years later, people from those homes had to be rescued by boat.