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Crushed

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Hi! Here’s my sixth attempt at writing a 100 word flash fiction for FF, in response to the photo prompt chosen by our lovely and talented hostess Rochelle πŸ™‚ For anyone who wants to join in, FF is a fun challenge and the community is very encouraging, so feel free to participate!Β 

Thank you, Sandra, for this really interesting photo loved writing on it! πŸ˜€

Copyright -Sandra Crook

Copyright -Sandra Crook

Here are my 95 words πŸ™‚

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CRUSHED

β€œXavier, did you run the tractor today?”

β€œAyuh, Ma, I did. Ain’t Pa gonna be pleased?”

β€œDarn right he will be if you’s remembered to separate the heads beforehand. Your Pa, he hates it when the brains spill out and muck up the field.”

β€œAyuh, I remembered, don’ worry. I even removed the intestines.”

β€œYour Pa will be proud, Xavier!”

β€œAin’t that Bessie, Ma? Looks like Pa’s back, with them new prospectors. I wonder what they’ll do when they realize we conned them!”

β€œOh they’ll be crushed, son!”

Xavier and his mother laughed together.

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Author: tinkerbelle96

Hi! I'm Sam, an 18 year old certified mad chick who likes to imagine that she can write. I live in India, a colourful, diverse country which is sadly getting polluted everyday by more and more violence....something no citizen can be proud of. I enjoy reading-basically horror, watching romcoms and horror flicks(yes, again horror, my favourite being Sinister- its psychotic just like me), eating( food, oh yes, I love foooooood), attending college, and most of all(oh, do stay and listen a while longer) I love animals. I have periodic urges to own and look random "pets". Currently I wish to own a baby elephant, which I will name Thama. I write to express what I feel, to keep that small creative bone alive in my body, and to make readers happy. I hope you like what I write!

48 thoughts on “Crushed

  1. By god! I swear
    You are amazing! πŸ˜€

  2. Absolutely fantastic-love this wickedly evil tale-what a family! πŸ™‚

  3. See? Dark and funny! Yes you are, Sam! 😎
    Virtuals hugs ( I still need them arms ) Tay.

  4. That’s one way to get cheap fertilizer–although I’m not sure the all that protein would be too good for the crops.

  5. dark humor at its best. loved the dialogue too πŸ™‚

  6. Oh my god! That was really well-written. I actually visualised the exchange in that country slang πŸ™‚

  7. Gruesome and amazing! I really enjoyed this πŸ™‚

  8. It’s sinister, evil and the nonchalance involved in the process is tangible. It really tickles my love of the macabre. Great work!!

  9. Brilliant! Sinister, chilling, and I loved it πŸ™‚

  10. KZ’s comment said it all! I kind of hope the prospectors have a surprise of their own for the evil clan πŸ™‚

  11. Whoa, this is dark and dicey. I come away with this thinking of crushed heads. Oh my!

  12. Just another day in the life of…a wickedly, innovative family. Love it…even though I wouldn’t want to do business with your characters.

  13. Well, that’s pleasant! And I thought my story was gross! Nicely scarey and nicely done!

  14. I’m glad I didn’t read this while eating.. great and gruesome

  15. I’m so glad he remembered to separate. Otherwise it would have been really gross. πŸ™‚

    janet

  16. it’s always best when you keep the dirty deeds within the family structure. wah-ha-ha!! well done, Sam.

  17. That shared laughter at the end sounds almost like a cackle. Lovely and gruesome.

  18. I just hate it when brains get stuck to your boot. Smashingly good story, Tinkerbelle

  19. What a family! You look so sweet never thought you would write like this.

  20. Well-written story. I’m wondering what kinds of bodies are out in that field, human or otherwise. I’m half afraid to ask Seems like a family to stay away from.

  21. Very well written – I liked this family more than I should have given their gruesome nature

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