The strange patterns of a new world revealed.
The swirls and loops and whirls inside the red cabbage hypnotised him, the juicy segments of the tangerine promised cool succulence and the circular layers of the onion, bursting with that strong, sharp taste as they peeled away.
What else? He stared at his fingers and thumb. The promise of pulsing blood, bone, ligament, cartilage and tendon, all wrapped up so neatly.
Yes, he would like to see what that looked like if he set it free. He placed his hand flat on the chopping board.
Written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
To read more stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
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