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 Comments

  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.

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