#FridayFictioneers Orbs

I work on poetry over at A Full Cup of Tea, but dabble in some short stories and flash fiction here with the FRIDAY FICTIONEERS. Every Friday authors from around the world gather to share their 100-word stories based on the photo prompt hosted by Rochelle Wisoff. We offer support, constructive criticism, and encouragement to each other. Readers are encouraged to comment. My contribution for the week follows the photo prompt below…

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson

Laughter rang out from the moonlit street as the ball bounced away. The children chased after their prey with unbridled enthusiasm finally catching up with the weary, red orb near the intersection at the bottom of the hill. Just as one of the smaller boys picked up the ball a bright light sped towards them. The driver tried to swerve but was unable to divert course as he approached the intersection. He drove right through the children and came to a stop at the bottom of the hill looking back at the child holding the ball in the eerie moonlight unfazed.

-101 words-

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10 thoughts on “#FridayFictioneers Orbs

  1. Michael B. Fishman says:

    A creepy little supernatural story there. You left me not only wondering but wanting more.

  2. mjlstories says:

    Now I want to know more! Good read.

  3. granonine says:

    Well. That sure leaves the story open to lots of possibilities!

  4. MissTiffany says:

    Eerie! Left me wondering what will happen next!

  5. Life Lessons of a Dog Lover says:

    Beautifully lyrical story that contained a lot of darkness. Love the mystery at the end.

  6. Now that’s spooky! Nice one.

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  7. michael1148humphris says:

    What just happened?

  8. amiewrites74 says:

    Nice little creepy story. I liked it!

  9. Dear Jenn,

    Something tells me we’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto. Love the atmosphere of this supernatural story. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

  10. James says:

    I’d definitely be “fazed,” unless I was already dead.

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