July 18, 2013 by petrujviljoen
Friday Fictioneers is a group of writers from all over the world that gather to play with words in this forum. This is kindly, thoughtfully, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Click on her link to find out the how-to of this. It’s one of the best ways of having intellectual fun you’ll encounter. Join us. If you dare.
The photograph (as prompt), this week is courtesy anelephantcant who holds copyright. To read the flash fiction by other writers, go to Rochelle’s site and click on the blue frog. Yes, this is serious.
Genre: Literary Fiction
I shall get on my bicycle and travel in ever-expanding circles until I find the exit to this labyrinth my thoughts can’t get out of. I shall keep going until I’ve lost all sense of cultural, societal, political, economic, religious programming, so critically instilled. The rhythmic work of pedalling will erase all sense of what I’ve ever been. I shall leave this place of noise and man-made structure of expectant achievement. I shall …
”Hey, Iris! Come and have some coffee!”
Oh. Oh, look, it’s Ariel!
Involuntarily she veered off, tied up the wheels, ordered coffee.