Photo Copyright: Janet M. Webb
Here we are for another week. Today we’re in virtual boats in a virtual flood. Our hostess for this weekly gathering is the talented and gracious author and artist, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. We’re the Friday Fictioneers group. Our challenge this week and every week is to write an original story with no more than 100 words not including the title. It’s supposed to have a beginning, middle, end, and follow the picture prompt for the week. This week’s prompt was a repeat requested by Kent Bonham and supplied by Janet M. Webb. Thanks, Kent and Janet.
To read the other stories by the group members, just click on the link given below, then on the little blue frog in the blue box.
The link for this week’s stories is as follows:
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Word Count: 100 Words
THE FLOOD by P.S. Joshi
It had been dry for months. The ground got hard and cracked open. The river all but dried up.
Pa said, “It’ll rain soon. We’ll pray.”
We prayed and the rain came, but the ground was so hard it couldn’t soak in. It ran right into the river, and the river banks rose covering our land. We had to move to higher ground.
A smart man at an office there said, “Y’all are living on something called a flood plain.”
Pa said, “I just thought the land was rich. I didn’t know anythin’ about no flood plain.”