Friday Fictioneers – one common photo prompt, 100+/- Words, 100+/- Writers, 100+/- stories. Many thanks to – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for her dedication to this weekly Blog Party. Please check out some of the other stories in the Collection. You’ll be glad you did.
FLASH FICTION: 99 Words based on the photo prompt below.
By soft pink night-light, from her tiny dock-side bait shop she watched the trailer as shipments transferred to the sleek ferry-night after night.
She’d called, threatened & pleaded. No one heeded.
“A fine upstanding citizen would never do such a thing”, they’d said. “Simply your imagination.”
Unto her death-bed she’d refused to retract her outlandish claim.
Three years later, headline news reported the sensational story, so incredible one could scarcely comprehend.
“CHILD TRAFFICKERS Busted“. Boys lured by prominent local dentist”
“Well whatta ya know?” they’d said, “Guess the Batty Ole Gal was telling the truth after all.”
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