Welcome to the 141st Challenge
Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers
Portache loved to draw.
Sometimes his choice of material was a little unusual, but nobody really minded. He was only seven years of age, and it wasn’t as if he was doing any damage.
Portache discovered the magic of mixing clays and water to produce colour for his artwork, plus the beauty, and permanence, of using the edge of a stone on another to make his mark. He liked to draw everyday things and drew a picture of himself keeping his workplace tidy.
Fast forward three million years, the Experts were trying to explain his drawings in the rocks, which ranged from stick animals to spears, flowers and fires.
No-one had any suggestions for this one though, but the Professor’s young daughter unknowingly came pretty close when she said it looked like an anti litter campaign.