What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week the hostess will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.
It returned like a boomerang, unexpected, and hit the mark – bullseye!
He hadn't heard the "dotty decree" (as he so mockingly referred to it), in thirty odd years.
The words came loud and clear, defying time and space, as real as if his grandmother were standing next to him (the trademark, no-nonsense, thin-lipped disapproval etched on her face), on that blistering day with the sun at its zenith, the temperature skyrocketing to an unbelieveble and record high of 45 degrees in the shade, the air sizzling with electricity that seemed to intensify and gather momentum, the humidity so high that laboured breathing accompanied by nasal congestion and sinus headaches became par for the course; and as he surveyed the charred and unyielding land that stretched for miles in front of him, and wondered for the millionth time that week, why misfortune seemed to have become his lot in life————–
Be careful what you sow… todays seeds of discontent become tomorrow's fruits of despair…
At last, he understood.