The Friday Fictioneers is a writing challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The task of the challenge is to write a story in 100 words or less. You can find all the Fictioneers’ stories when you click on the little frog.
“This is art?”
“Yup, it’s part of an installation called ‚Humans‘.”
“Huh? What’s human about that? Looks like a pile of trash to me.”
“That’s what defined and destroyed them, didn’t you know? The artist shows their wastefulness. They littered their oceans so terribly that they even named the floating trash. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch! It must have been horrible.”
“No, I didn’t know that. Yeah, well, their loss, our gain, isn’t it? We’re not like them.”
“Right. We’re guardians, not destroyers. But a reminder of what can happen doesn’t hurt us either.”
“Alright. You convinced me. It’s art.”