July 13, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an unexpected landing. It can be acrobatic, an unplanned move or created into a metaphor. Go where the prompt, or chickens, lead.
Chook looked at his hopeful young. They were perched on the top rung of the old henhouse attending what Chook hoped was their first and last flying lesson. He clucked, standing tall, breast puffed out giving each of them the look of his superior experience.
Two clucks and each chicken, in turn, took flight. Gladys landed on her head, Mavis on her beak, Phyllis on her bottom. Chook looking dejected decided it was going to be a long day.
He paced about as they dusted themselves off.
Their clumsiness astounded him. He was glad he didn’t lay their eggs.
Written for: https://carrotranch.com/2017/07/14/july-13-flash-fiction-challenge-2/
Will Chook be teaching the piglets to fly next?
I think he’ll want to have more success with the chickens. Though pigs might be easier…lol
I think he stands a better chance with the piglets.
Funny Michael, funny (we had chickens, and they were a riot!)
So did we Di, our laid eggs or became lunch.
Ours were too scrawny for the table, but their eggs were delicious!
Sounds like fun. LOL!
I’m sure it is, thanks Susan
Heehee, he has screw loose doesn’t he??
Well his beak out of joint that is for sure..
Mean and snidy!
How funny! 😂 Typical chickens, though…they’re not known for their intelligence.
Oh how true. Enjoy your weekend cathy
You too, Michael.
Michael, your flash is delightful! Ah, Chook has his work cut out for him. I like how each hen lands! That’s a great sequence. Have a wonderful weekend!
Thanks charli happy to participate
Thanks so much
Hilarious! Enjoyed this, Michael. Could picture it all.
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