99 Words Prompt : Douglas : Single feather

July 8, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features feathers. It can be a single feather or more. Where did the feather come from? Does it hold meaning to the character or story? Go where the prompt leads!

Respond by July 13, 2021 to be included in the weekly compilation. Submission details via the prompt link

Douglas

Douglas, his Blue feather fell on my car.

Humans, so much drama for one life. Rituals, caste, colour, money decides luxury of a coffin, Dead doesn’t know how they were buried right? then why these drama? No words! Tears could be true, dramas are not.

Douglas, 9 years old, male canaries birds don’t usually live longer, I know he will disappear one day. Birds don’t usually die in front of us, they don’t wish to. But with a little hope, I leave Douglas will come back one day, I’m keeping his feather.

Douglas, birds don’t die, they fly high.

The End

14 thoughts on “99 Words Prompt : Douglas : Single feather

  1. I quote ‘ Dead doesn’t know how they were buried right?’
    There are very few people who have such a deep understanding about dead body.
    For all others it is as if these rituals are for a living person, like those attending the last rites.

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  2. Thank you Joshuto for these wise comment 😍❤️ Dead doesn’t know how they were buried right, and that’s my point. 🤗Have a Lovely Sunday Joshuto Ji 🎉😍

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