Welcome to our March challenge for Fiction in 50! If you’d like to join in, simply create a piece of fiction or poetry in fewer than 51 words inspired by our monthly prompt, then link your effort to the comments of this post. For more information, click on the image at the top of the post.
Our prompt for this month is…
I have titled my contribution…
Between the Cracks
The workers chatted amiably as they checked the tanks before closing. One shuddered as they passed a large octopus in the final tank.
“Gives me the quivers!” he shuddered, pulling the heavy door to.
The cephalapodic form flattened, legs probing for a gap in the tank.
Tonight was for exploring.
It’s been a busy month for me so I only pulled this one out of the bag at the last moment. I look forward to seeing how everyone else has interpreted this month’s prompt.
For those who like to be prepared, the prompt for May will be…
Until next time,