It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, the challenge to write a 100-word story based on a photo prompt.
Thanks to our most dedicated leader and host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, and to Marie Gail Stratford for this week’s photo. All are welcome to participate. If you’re interested, head over to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple blog for instructions.
My contribution follows:
“Another 116 miles. Mom, I can’t hold it,” Isabella said.
“I gotta go, too.” said younger brother, Gil.
“Why didn’t you tell me earlier?” I asked.
“There,” Gil shouted. “It can cover us.”
A solo silo stood like a gentle giant in the prairie grass. Ten minutes passed and her two children emerged from the silo with smiles that remained on their faces as they napped into the night.
Hours later, two shapes outlined in green neon appeared in her rear view mirror.”Mom, when are we stopping?”
“You’re glowing,” I said, my voice shaking.
“Thanks, mom. Can we get a milkshake?”
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