(c) 2017 Pamela Schloesser Canepa
Thanks to Yinglan Z. for the photo prompt!
“You’re so two-dimensional,” Ralph says.
“Look at you, no substance….no meat on the bones,” Hank counters.
“Yeah, but if they clone us, they’ll use me as a model!”
“I’ll be important too. How else would they get my teeth or tongue the right size?”
“People can stand next to me, awed by just how tall I am.”
“Same here. This is getting old.”
“Ha, ‘old?’ Good one, Hank.”
“Seriously. There’s a whole New Year coming up.”
“How do you know?”
“I’m a to-scale drawing. The brain in my head is implied.” He’d noticed the red flowers and Christmas lights had emerged again.
“Guess we really need each other, after all. Friends?”
“Yes, friends,” Ned replied, to his only friend in the world.
The challenge is to respond to a picture prompt, changing weekly, with a brief tale of around 100 words, plus or minus 25. Are you up for a writing challenge? Visit https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2017/12/18/fffaw-challenge-week-of-december-19-2017/ to either read the other responses or view the rules for submitting your own response to this photo prompt. It’s a lot of fun; no two people look at it the same way! Thanks for reading!