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55 - Duck Pond

Late summer morning. As he ponders the cool water, does he realize the long sunny days are ending, and this might be his last warm-season swim? Or does he take the pond and sunshine for what they are; no worries of tomorrow? Winter's concerns can be dealt with another time. Today there is only this.

About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words. If you've written a 55-flash, go let The G-Man know!


Alice Audrey said...

I suspect he's thinking, "Dang! The water's colder than it looks. Maybe I should go South."

November 2, 2012 at 12:46 AM
Brian Miller said...

i hope he takes the opportunity just to enjoy the day...and then maybe fly south for the winter...smiles...nice 55

November 2, 2012 at 7:25 AM
G-Man said...

I don't think that I've ever seen a 55 that is based on what a duck is pondering....
But you nailed it Sistah.
Loved your Fowl 55
Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

November 2, 2012 at 7:27 AM
Scarlet said...

I like enjoying the moment and not worrying about tomorrow ~

November 2, 2012 at 5:35 PM
izzy said...

Oh my I can relate- thanks!
but almost lost a favorite duck to a hawk last week!

November 3, 2012 at 8:54 AM
Unknown said...

hmmmmmmmm...every morning I will bring one of my cat and carry her to see birds and talk to her almost like the way you are writing...oh boy...I must be very WEIRD huh??? Wonder what my cat thinks..LOL Great stuff!!! Mine is here

November 5, 2012 at 8:02 AM
Margaret said...

I do wonder. Is it just "one day" they take off or are they thinking about it? Sweetly penned.

November 8, 2012 at 7:13 PM

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