Flash Fiction Friday – Postcard prompt


Today’s flash fiction piece is one from my Arvon course. I was given the postcard pictured below to write about with the following additional guidance…

Imagine you are reading a book, in the middle a page has been torn out and replaced with the image on the postcard. You are to write that page using words to illustrate the picture. Rule: No letter ‘A’

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… teeth so big horses would be frightened. She grins not knowing behind her posters of nuts with her teeth billow in the crowd.

Wide-rimmed not quite circle spec’s pushed up the bridge of her nose, close-cropped brown bonnet fixed firmly in position with copious products. Presently she will step up t deliver her speech, once the pictures end.

Then she will witness the mocking nuts which profess the crowds dislike for her right-wing notions. Her smile is unlikely to hold up once the knowledge of such disillusionment creeps into her mind. Belief in her own strength, her power, her intelligence will be broken down.

Confidence in her is over, they need to remove her now before she ruins further the business her mother built up…

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