Demolition Man

I looked at my creation again. It was stunning, a virtual masterpiece, as Bird Baths go.

It was a steep downgrade, of course, from the columns of colonnades in my last masterpiece, but…

The owner of the villa inspected the Bird Bath closely now, and said in a mocking tone, “Are you sure this won’t fall down as soon as a bird sits on it?”

I raged silently, but held my tongue. There was little I could say after that crazy monster Hercules had destroyed the pillars of my magnificent, indestructible mansion, along with my reputation as an architect.

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99 words.

Written in response to theCarrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge January 17 2019

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About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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3 Responses to Demolition Man

  1. Charli Mills says:

    Life can be so unfair for those who get to close to the gods! Fun take on the prompt, Anurag!

  2. Pingback: Colonnades « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

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