Feather-Light – Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction

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.

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Feather-Light

The duck takes off from the lake and leaves soft ripples and a feather behind. The feather dances on the breeze; graceful, light and full of joy, just like you.

I can’t wait to see you again, twirling and laughing, fair as the sun. But anticipation is part of the thrill or so they say. Well, ‘they’ are wrong. I’m always fearful that you won’t come.

You never told me where you came from, where I could find you.

‘Never fear, I’ll find you wherever you are,’ you say and smile.

I’m still waiting, my Ondine. Why aren’t you here?

(100 words)


28 thoughts on “Feather-Light – Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction

    1. Thank you. That remark about the power is a very good point. We don’t know enough about what’s going on to really say though. If she’s a magical creature, she might not be allowed to say or come and secretly sneaks away to see him. Maybe he’s the controlling type when they’re together. Maybe she just plays with him. Maybe he’s obsessed… 😀

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