Thursday, June 09, 2011

Updraft

Steve felt oddly tranquil as the balloon carried him slowly upward. His fond wish was that the wind should not alter his course into the looming power lines.

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Postscript: What the hell was that? Excellent question. The text above is an attempt at Flash Fiction, directed, in particular, to the Three Word Wednesday blog.

6 comments:

Ren said...

You think? Poor Steve LOL
A very nice and vivid use of the prompts.

Old Altonian said...

Well, that was concise - and good.

Amber said...

Masterfully done in so few lines!

Fear Not the Darkness but What lies Within said...

wow you got a lot in very few lines. Bravo.

ThomG said...

So you remember that the Mesquite Balloon Festival was killed as an event when those people ran their balloon into power lines, right? Welcome to 3WW by the way. Glad you're here.

rebecca said...

Oh this was good! Haha! Unexpected and perfect!