May 18, 2013 by petrujviljoen
Friday Fictioneers, even if publsihed on Saturday, is a flash fiction of a 100 words based on a photo prompt, which, this week is supplied by Sara Ann Hall, who holds copyright. We all hold copyright to our stories. This weekly meeting of minds is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Kindly visit her site for the rules. There aren’t many. So that’s a relief. Click on the little blue frog to access the other writers’ efforts. Join in the fun. If you dare.
An origin, an involuntary source, its wildness bent to external will to flow where it would not. Contained, tamed, forced into a metallic vein, the earth torn to receive the artifice.
Destination of this diversion forever dependent on the principle compliant vitality.
A city subsists by this feat of enigneering, for love or money, citizens grateful, for both shelter and nourishment; what they used was good. The design became the object of admiration. Unthinking, forgetting, people became remote from the fountainhead.
All else that’s alive goes to the water and if a plant, it waits.