It’s that time again! Friday Fictioneers. Thanks to Madison Woods for the opportunity, challenge and fun. It never ceases to amaze me how one picture can stir so many imaginations. Thanks to Lora Mitchell for the intriguing prompt. Here’s my submission for this week. I’m looking forward to reading other stories from new friends around the world. 97 words.
“Whaddya think?” Jeff parked Myra’s wheelchair next to the statue.
Its three, single-file posterior wings and impossible position made her twisted back ache.
One year ago today they’d strolled along the Poughkeepsie Bridge.
Jeff whipped out his iPhone. “A portrait of next year’s Olympic gold medalist.
She mounted the side rail like she would a balance beam. There she struck a pose. But she slipped and plummeted 212 feet to the river.
Myra stroked her lifeless legs and then the statue’s contorted neck. “I think if I had a fairy godmother, she’d look like that.”