Greyhound – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant deny he has a problem
Which is not something he likes to discuss
No, it isn’t his bum
That makes him so glum
AnElephantCant fit his ears onto a bus

Sound Bite Fiction

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard.
Ron Pruitt’s candid image sparks a thousand thoughts.
This is one of them.
The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture, below.

© Ron Pruitt © Ron Pruitt


I’ll take the bus, I say.
She stares at me in disbelief.
I am in the Tri-Cities area of Washington State, visiting a beloved friend.
I decide to go to Vancouver BC.
She offers me her car.
I shake my head.
One of my ‘must-dos’ was to take a Greyhound, I remind her.
Simon and Garfunkel, America, all that stuff, I grin, see the country at street level.
They are full of crazies, she says.
I look at her, spread my arms wide.
She starts to laugh.
I join…

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1 Response to Greyhound – Friday Fictioneers

  1. Dale says:

    Poor Elephant…


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