January 24: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Collector of Records

Jan Malique – Stories in the clay

Strange Goings On In The Shed

working-template-for-ff-challenges97January 24, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about shards. You can write about the pieces, the item they once were, or who picks them up and why. Go where the prompt leads.

Respond by January 29, 2019.

Here’s my offering for Charli’s challenge this week. Quite a poignant idea to work with. Please do visit the Carrot Ranch to read the other entries.

January 24: Flash Fiction Challenge

The woman sits on the dirt surrounded by pottery shards. Archaeological artefacts that will be pored over in minute detail and eventually catalogued.

Her fingers touch each piece reverently, urging them to tell their story. They answer, awed by the presence of this woman.

She’s known as The Collector of Records, one who records and preserves. A task undertaken since the Universe was birthed from the thoughts of the Cosmic Consciousness.

As for now…

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