The shadow looked monstrouson the wall in the dimly lit room.

The tiny hairyrat had slipped into the room looking for food.

Jake surprisingly seemed breezy and hurled a ball towards the rat.

Jake enjoyed looking at the wall… the monstrous shadow shrunk and vanished in seconds.

My entry for Three Words Wednesday this week. Three word prompts are – MONSTROUS, HAIRY & BREEZY.

Tina Basu

11 Comments on Flash Fiction – The Shadow

  1. Jae Rose
    September 18, 2014 at 11:23 am (5 years ago)

    Imagination is a great gift..and a great place to make and vanquish monsters…rats are lovely though 😉

  2. Nabanita
    September 19, 2014 at 4:55 am (5 years ago)

    Oh the menace rats can be no?

  3. oldegg
    September 19, 2014 at 1:13 pm (5 years ago)

    This reminds of my childhood as I tried to make a wolf's head with my hands to to form a shadow on a sheet!

  4. Sheilagh Lee
    September 20, 2014 at 4:21 am (5 years ago)

    we loved to play shadow puppets on the wall as a child.

  5. Tina Basu
    September 20, 2014 at 6:25 am (5 years ago)

    imagination is great.. but rats… are not so great.. I'm quite scared of rats!!

  6. Tina Basu
    September 20, 2014 at 6:37 am (5 years ago)

    ohh yes.. once they came in my apartment and I was shit scared. I wonder how they climbed up 12 floors!!!

  7. Tina Basu
    September 20, 2014 at 7:15 am (5 years ago)

    thanks cifar

  8. Rajlakshmi
    September 28, 2014 at 5:50 am (5 years ago)

    I love rat babies. So pink and cute… but rats … not so much


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