Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who provides us with a photo prompt. Each week’s challenge is to write a 100-word story inspired by the photo. Click here to play along or just read more stories.
So Long, And Thanks For All The Plastic
The ocean was a dangerous place. Jenna knew it. Her mother wouldn’t let her forget.
When Jenna was young, they moved to Kansas. Her mother wanted to be far from the ocean. Jenna’s father died in the ocean. The ocean was a dangerous place.
Still, Jenna stared at the stained-glass dolphin picture dreaming of one day seeing the ocean, smelling the sea air, hearing its crash on the shore, and killing the dolphin who killed her father.
Marine life reclaimed the oceans when they learned to weaponize the plastic humans dumped into their home. The ocean is a dangerous place.
This is obviously absurdist humor, but, come on: