50 Word Short Story: The Future

THROUGH THE Scottish Book Trust as detailed in my previous post I entered the following into the short story competition based on the writing prompt: The Future:

the future galima

What a nap! Wait. I don’t remember having a preference for hospital beds. Octopus-tubes were attached to my skin. A heart monitor registered my panic. Scared, sore necked, I sat up. The calendar read 2045. Outside, nothing had changed. Typical. Reflected in the window I saw a robot looking back…

4 thoughts on “50 Word Short Story: The Future

  1. Very cool, indeed!

    I love the risk you take as a writer with so little laid down.

    You really have to surrender to the reader and allow them to make of it what they will.

    Thank you for sharing.


  2. Liked it. I Robot?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Cheers. Something like that! Just free-wrote.


      1. Maybe that’s the best way, Lion!

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