Here is this week’s Friday Fictioneers challenge
PHOTO PROMPT © Shaktiki Sharma
It seemed an odd thing to come across in the cellar.
Even odder the old parchment attached to the underside.
Simon decided to test the magic and followed the instructions to the letter.
In a puff of dust, an elderly and very tired fairy fluttered her tatty wings at him.
‘OK. You woke me up. As specified, I can grant you one wish.’
Closing his eyes, Simon thought about his heart’s desire and spoke his wish aloud.
The Wish Fairy was also a little deaf.
Furious, Simon shouted to empty space
‘I said a LOTUS you idiot, not a locust!’