Day Twenty-Two:

Today we climbed to the peak above our valley and staked our flag. We had an official ceremony with just original the founders of the New State of America.

Later we joined the others building the wall around our border. We don’t want to build barriers, but we have to do something to defend ourselves from the remaining United States of America. The President has vowed to shut down our secessionist movement. The military will arrive soon. It seems our dream may have to be born from the sort of war we strive to avoid.

We believe the cause is just and the fight is worthy.

Meanwhile we began creating our own Declaration of Independence. It’s not much different from the original one. It begins:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all people are created equal, that they are endowed with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

If only the old country had stuck to that basic principle, we wouldn’t be here now.


photo-20180625154607510
Copyright Yinglan

Written as part of Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. The challenge is to write a flash fiction story or poem in around 150 – 175 words, based on the weekly photo prompt. Thanks as always to the challenge host Priceless Joy. For more information visit HERE.

To read other stories based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.

21 thoughts on “THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.