Grasping at Straws

Prompt courtesy of Lillie McFerrin‘s Five Sentence Fiction.


“We could do anything we want,” she said, singing, and spun around on the sidewalk. “We don’t need to be like this, heads bowed, feet shuffling, just another slack face in the crowd, heading to some doom factory. Run away with me.”

“Where will we go?”

“Nevermind. You’re hopeless.”


3 thoughts on “Grasping at Straws

  1. Maybe there is such a thing as “Nevermind”.
    Still I have never seen it! :)

    Beautiful and hopeful way of looking to the future

    I like your pungent way to write.

    Od Liam

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