March 22: Flash Fiction Challenge

March 22, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads.

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He heard them calling.
They invaded his waking thoughts, tormented him as he slept.
Follow us, follow us.
He didn’t understand, couldn’t fathom what he was supposed to do, where he was supposed to go.
Come to us, come to us.
He tried to question them, ask them how, when and why.
You will know, you will know.
Then he met her.
She too had heard the calling to follow.
He had been in her dreams, was her dream.
Their ideas intertwined and enhanced each individual thought.
They recognised their destiny as each other, and together became their dream.

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have an elderly dog called Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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7 Responses to March 22: Flash Fiction Challenge

  1. Charli Mills says:

    What a wonderful, surreal flash, Di! You build the tension with the calls and intertwining the fate of the two.

  2. Beautiful. Made me think of a book The Alchemist. A philosophical take.

  3. Pingback: Follow Your Dreams « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

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