May 24, 2013 by petrujviljoen
Friday Fictioneers: a motley group of writers, some published, some accomplished and some wannabes from all over the world participate in a weekly challenge of flash fiction of a 100 words or thereabouts. Go to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields and check out how to take part. This week’s photo is courtesy and copyright Danny Bowman. The stories by the other writers can be found on Rochelle’s site as well.
Theoretical situation? In this case a phone. A public phone. Only the disadvantaged still need it. The biggest segment of the disadvantaged is the poor. This phone is useless for the voiceless among the unmonied.
The thus disadvantaged, spending a dime, only able to listen. If only to be able to hear what the disadvantaged phoned for. If only to be able to hear.
The mute and the unmonied, if that was one person stood, staring, reading the situation: an old school set up: Get a job. Look after yourself. Be independent. Why are you like that? You’re not trying.