This week’s Carrot Ranch prompt is
October 10, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that expresses the idea, “for the water.” You can find inspiration in water protection movements. Is it a celebration or a dark dystopian warning? Consider your place and the bodies of water that have shaped you. Go where the prompt leads!
‘Muesli Shortage after a blocked culvert causes the River Tiddle to flood’ screamed the headlines.
Fingers were pointed at Little Tittweaking’s Sunday school. Rumours swept the Compost and Rot that the Reverend Sonny Disposition had admitted as much, blaming ‘Pooh Sticks’ and the children floating their stools in the river. A vigilante mob demanded he stop the practice of using seats rather than twigs to mimic AA Milne’s famous game. Violence was averted when Sonny explained he had been saying the blockage stemmed from the escape of especially adhesive faeces after a toilet malfunction and recommending more dietary fibre.