FOWC with Fandango — Inspire

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“I’m inspired,” I heard Mr Fango say through the fence.

I looked through the hole in the fence to see Mr Fango standing in the middle of his backyard holding a shovel and a page from Home Magnificent. I could see it was a page illustrating a garden of some considerable beauty.

He placed the page down and immediately sank the shovel into the ground and continued in a furious manner until he had dug a sizeable patch.

All the while he kept referring to the picture on the ground, I watched as he licked his lips and dug a few resistant weeds from his inspired garden patch.

Then he went to his shed and returned with a large pot containing a bamboo plant. Oh no I thought, dad had mentioned the invasive nature of bamboo but I could see Mr Fango was all go and was probably not in any mood to have his inspiration dampened.

A year later Mr Fango’s yard was half covered by the spreading bamboo a sign that his inspired act was becoming an uninspiring creation.

 

Written for: https://fivedotoh.com/2018/08/23/fowc-with-fandango-inspire/

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4 Responses to FOWC with Fandango — Inspire

  1. willowdot21 says:

    You need a flame thrower! 💜

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