The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about “the wish I made.” Whose wish is it and how does it fit into the story? What kind of wish? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by January 29, 2022.
“It was the silliest thing I could have done, Debs, but I did it anyway. Usually, the more I wish for something, the more out of grasp it becomes,” said Ashe. “I never thought my wish would come true.”
“It can’t be that bad,” Debs answered. “You’re so down to earth. What could you have wished for that would upset you so much?”
Ashe blushed crimson as she turned. “This…” she answered. “Look.”
Debs lifted Ashe’s hair out of the way. She gawked at the two delicate wings sprouting from the center of her friend’s back. “Can you fly?”
© Colleen M. Chesebro