100 Word Wednesday: Week 133

Thanks to Bikurgurl for setting the 100 Word Wednesday challenge
It was the night of a super moon. This one was supposed to be one of the biggest and brightest to date.
The entire community came out to gaze at this beautiful silver orb in the sky.
Oohs and aahs could be heard in the valley as they echoed off the trees.
It was one of the youngest who posed the first question.
‘It looks so big because it’s close to the earth, right?’
There were nods and pats on the head.
Then someone really looked at it and blanched.
‘That’s not the moon and it’s getting bigger and closer’

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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5 Responses to 100 Word Wednesday: Week 133

  1. Sadje says:

    Oops! Disaster ahead. Good one Di.

  2. bikurgurl says:

    Yikes! That’s not exactly as it appears, is it? Excellent story – thank you for joining us, as always 🖤

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