Flash Fiction

The Dandy Lion (Friday Fictioneers)

A short, sharp intake of breath. Then her small features all go to work.

Eyes focus, brow furrows, and lips form a perfectly puckered pout through which her lungs can release their contents. Two fine full lungs let blow.

Ten tiny fingers tightly clutch the stem as the seeds take flight. A swirl of life illuminated by her joyous face.

My little miracle.

“Roar” she says “I’m a Dandy Lion”


Word count: 68 words

PHOTO PROMPT © Marie Gail Stratford

I wrote this as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The idea is to write a short story (just 100 words) based on the photo prompt provided.

To join in the fun visit HERE.

Thanks for reading x

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