FFfAW: Life’s a Parade

This is for the 39th Challenge for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 11-10 through 11-16-2015. This week’s photo prompt is provided by pixabay.com (free to use photos). The challenge is to write a story in 100-150 words. Click here to add your story or to read more.


“So, I go over the hill and make a left at Henderson?”

“Yup,” his gaze went past me as he pointed, “That your car there?”

“Yes, yes it is.”


“Black is so dreary, so cataclysmic. Life should be celebrated, a colorful parade as we exit.”

“Uh Huh,” his eyed darted to me in my red caftan and indigo pants.

“Thanks for the directions,” I said turning to leave.

His finger and head simultaneously lifted slightly, “And what’s that on top of the car?”

I stopped with my hand on the door and smiled, “That’s the guest of honor.”

word count: 99


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