Friday Fictioneers 4-30-2021

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson

They sat amid the devastation, oblivious. If not oblivious, at least resigned. The flood waters lay flat, motionless. Behind them, well, there used to be a house.

“Funny,” the first said, “how these daman chairs are bout the only thing to survive.”

“Yeah, funny,” agreed the second, dead-pan.

“Indestructible less you sit in them wrong.”

“Ah huh.”

“Think FEMA will get their tails in gear this time?”

“Nope.”

“You’re right. Probably not. Still……” And he was silent for a long moment. “There is always tomorrow.”

20 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers 4-30-2021

  1. There is always tomorrow -an optimistic sentiment. there is no other answer when nature takes control. Once upon a time some tribes performed a sacrifice ritual-–didn’t really work–nature doesn’t care.

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  2. I have often thought that about plastic lawn chairs. Maybe I need to get some plastic lawn chairs. For my yard. I have a feeling somehow these two will be okay. Well-written story.

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