Tough Times, Tough Measures

Posted on April 25, 2015 5:37 pm under Microfiction
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Her starving children swarmed like birds of prey.

“What’s for dinner?”

“Vulture Stew.”

“Isn’t our brother coming?”

“He’ll be there, children.” (138)

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was vulture.

2 Responses to “Tough Times, Tough Measures”

  1. Tammy Says:

    Ooooh! Tough measures indeed! Good one.

  2. YAM Says:

    Hari Om
    ….aaaaaaakkkkkkk..!!! Loved it. Gruesome. But loved it &*>

    Am skipping out of this week’s I fear – have not slept for nearly two days due to finalising all the getting of RedBubble launched today. It has been a month of intense slog but well pleased with the results. But no gas left in my tank I fear! Back next week…. YAM xx