3LineTales :: The Transition


photo by Shaun Holloway

After gleefully disemboweling the hapless pumpkin, the boy tilted it and drummed a quick rhythm on its striated side, enjoying the timbre of its hollowness.

“What’s happening?!” shrilled the boy’s victim.

“I believe we are transitioning,” answered the pumpkin’s cousin, into whom a small girl was carefully carving a jagged mouth, “from fruit into art.”

Find this week’s 3LineTales prompt post with links to more great responses here.


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