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Flash Fiction: Clouds

It was a regular, bright and sunny day.

The townsfolk of Commonville were going about their daily duties. Nothing out of the ordinary until the clouds appeared. Initially, the townsfolk did not give them a second glance. However, once the clouds turned grey and blocked out the sun, the good people of Commonville started getting concerned. Nothing uncommon ever took place in Commonville, and these dark clouds had just appeared during peak summer season.

Suddenly, the clouds began dispersing, letting a single large beam of sunlight appear. Before the townsfolk could breathe a sigh of relief, they realized this was not sunlight. It was a laser beam.

Commonville learnt that uncommon things can happen in any city, as life is not predictable. Rather, they would have learnt this had they survived the laser death ray…


Word Count: 135

Prompt:

FFfAW Challenge – 199th

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Haiku: Dark Cloud

Dark Cloud Approaches,
Hungry Crows Escape Winter,
Searching For Fresh Flesh…


Prompt:

#Haikai Challenge #54 (10/6/18): migrating birds

 

Image Source: Nicholas Ivins Art and Illustration