Mr Dunk Saves The Day #carrotranch #loganandmorgandoamerica #flashfiction

‘Logan, there’s a pool. Let’s go swim.’

‘No thanks. I’ll catch forty winks.’

‘Come on!’

‘I’ll go for a walk later.’

‘This is America. No one walks.’

‘I’m not swimming.’

‘I’ve a spare cozzie.’

‘I’m not wearing your clothes.’

‘Come on. It….’


‘What’s got into you?’

‘I can’t swim.’

‘You can’t?’

‘I’m phobic.’

‘What? The superheroic Logan is scared of water?’

‘I nearly drowned. Mr Dunk saved me.’

‘Great name.’

‘I’d given up. I was going down for the third time.’

‘Mate, I didn’t know. Anyway, time you got back on the horse.’

‘I’m not doing that either…’

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is

October 30, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about life savers on any body of water. It can be a formal Coast Guard, historical or contemporary. It could be an individual who unexpectedly takes on the role. Go where the prompt leads!

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 three anthologies of short stories and a memoir of my mother. More will appear soon. I will try and continue to blog regularly at 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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5 Responses to Mr Dunk Saves The Day #carrotranch #loganandmorgandoamerica #flashfiction

  1. V.M.Sang says:

    Interesting little story.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. JT Twissel says:

    Who says super heroes can’t have phobias?!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Norah says:

    This is a good one, Geoff. I must have commented at the Ranch, I think. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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