FRIDAY FICTIONEERS: EVERY FRIDAY AUTHORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD GATHER TO SHARE THEIR 100-WORDS BASED ON THE PHOTO PROMPT HOSTED BY ROCHELLE WISOFF, OFFERING CONSTRUCTIVE CRIT AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO EACH OTHER. READERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMMENT AS WELL. BACK FROM A WINTER BREAK, HERE’S MY SHORT CONTRIBUTION…
The sign’s kept up mostly out of spite I s’pose. There ain’t too many men working these days, ‘specially needin’ a smoke. Heck even the robots can maintenance themselves. It’s what happens when ya keep on asking for more without give none back. We took too much then nature had to take it back. My son says it’s physics. I s’pose.
Good thing tho’ –peoples are still needing signs to keep people away from robots, people away from other people, and it still takes a man to know where to put the sign. Even the ironic signs of no use.
—Dystopia 100 words—