Dream Big, Dream Often #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is

March 22, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads.

‘Do you dream, Logan?’

‘Everyone dreams, Morgan.  It’s the brain processing stuff.’

‘Clearing out the crap?’

‘If you like.’

‘Like the bowels?’

‘Not exactly.’

‘I only ask because I was asked today if I wanted to follow my dreams.’

‘Ok.’

‘I’m not sure I want to.’

‘Why?’

‘Take my cousin Killick. His dream involved a dwarf and fourteen bananas.’

‘Why fourteen?’

‘He had a Snow White fixation.’

‘Moving on, following you dreams is meant to be a positive.’

‘So’s having a good crap.’

‘There you go. No one said every pot of gold was full of chocolate.’

‘Very deep.’

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published two anthologies of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand and Life in a Flash. More will appear soon, including a memoir of my mother's last years. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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17 Responses to Dream Big, Dream Often #carrotranch #flashfiction

  1. Ritu says:

    Had to giggle!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Need in the smelly stuff I would imagine.!

    Like

  3. hahahaha! Good point, Geoff. Maybe not everyone should follow his dream.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Ha ha, Geoff, a really good piece.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Charli Mills says:

    Some dreams are best left unsaid or quickly flushed! These two have taken off and who knows where they will lead us.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Pingback: Follow Your Dreams « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

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