Flash Fiction: Photo Prompt

We don’t know where the yarnspinners came from, nor exactly when they came. It wouldn’t help anyway as they are so adept at camouflage. I don’t mean just their appearance, but even in this we cannot be sure, but the ability to warp truth. Imagine you knew they arrived on a precise date, the fact would be specious because this is exactly what they do; distort things, by infiltrating and undermining our cognition.

And so their appearance is deceiving too. Do you remember the roof fan being there yesterday?

(89 words)

This week’s Flash Fiction story for Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers was inspired by the picture on the left, and kindly provided by Yarnspinnerr.

Thanks Yarnspinnerr!

As you can see, the story is as much inspired by our photo provider’s name as it was the photo, so thanks twice over.

The rules for FFFAW are all explained HERE or click on the black box right, or on the blue FROG button below to read other stories submitted.


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