Thursday, September 17, 2009

Friday 9/18/09 - "PREDATOR, PREY, AND PRAYER"


FLASH FICTION FRIDAY 55

"PREDATOR, PREY, AND PRAYER"

It lurks close, but unseen, its voracious appetite growing stronger, more pressing with every instant, patiently awaiting the prey's next unguarded moment.

The object of its interest has completely underestimated the nature of the predator.


Or maybe the victim is ignoring, denying the extreme danger.


She reaches for the wine glass as a mother prays.


Prayer Girl

Flash Fiction Friday 55
is a story written in exactly 55 words.

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20 comments:

big Jenn said...

Wow! Great 55, I so get it. jeNN

Madison said...

So true.

G-Man said...

Very powerful and moving 55 once again Prayer Girl.
Excellent job!
You sure can deliver a message.
Thanks for visiting, thanks for playing, and have a Wonderful Week-End...G

♥ Boomer ♥ said...

Oh, this is good...
Mine's up ~ HERE

clean and crazy said...

great ending!! I love this 55!! mine is up too

Cindy said...

I get it too! Great!

Tall Kay said...

This really says it all PG. God bless you and thanks for another amazing 55 post!

wolfie185 said...

Dang what power in so few of words!!!! I relate completely.

Kay said...

Wow is right!

Steve E. said...

WHEW!

Chef Kar said...

Brought tears to my eyes as the memories flowed. Thank you. Thank you.

My 55 is done and posted here.

Have a great weekend.

Chef Kar

Just Be Real said...

Powerful 55 PG. Blessings!

Hootin' Anni said...

Excellent.

My 55 is posted...Elvis LIVES! Come join me if you can. And as always, scroll down below my Show n Tell Friday.

You'll find it HERE

Shadow said...

that last line knocked me sideways. well written!!!

Cat said...

PG - Fabulous 55!

Dr.John said...

So many forget.
It's one day at a time.
Well written 55

Mine is posted

HERE.

Syd said...

Thanks Anna. I never thought of alcoholism as predatory but it is.

Lulda Casadaga said...

Powerful 55! I'm sure there are a lot of mothers praying right now... :( Let's hope some of those prayers are answered!

Jess Mistress of Mischief said...

Powerful!

Lou said...

I almost missed this one! "Excellent message" says this praying mom.