Friday Fictioneers 2nd June 2017

Check out Rochelle’s post for this week’s challenge:
https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/05/31/2-june-2017/

PHOTO PROMPT © Karuna

She looked down at the toys and wept.
Not allowed to touch, she looked at Bru and the tiny hands that had clasped the bear to her chest in delight.
Chim was her second favourite, the two stuffed toys constant companions either in the pram, cot or playpen.
Dol was the latest addition, and as such still a novelty.
Now, all three were charred reminders of a blazing inferno and night of terror.
‘Momma?’ she asked.
‘Do you think they felt any pain as they burned?’

(86 words)

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About pensitivity101

Retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination, loves to cook, favourite food everything especially chocolate and jelly babies. Best friends are Hubby and Dog, Bro, MSM and our Dominoes Friend aka MOH (and his dog). Also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours but times change and we are once again house hunting.
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11 Responses to Friday Fictioneers 2nd June 2017

  1. jellico84 says:

    Oh, the agony of a child’s questionings. Very well written, very well, indeed. 🙂 ❤

  2. Wonderful story and exceellent writing.

  3. michael1148humphris says:

    A powerful question. Well done

  4. Kat Myrman says:

    Innocence asks the most poignant questions. Wonderful story Di.

  5. granonine says:

    I really just wanted to hope that no one ever, ever has to have such an experience. But that’s wishful thinking.

  6. Aww….poor kid. Terrible question to contemplate.

  7. Dale says:

    Out of the mouths of babes…

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