Oh how I wish that it would rain…
VisDare at Anonymous Legacy – 150 word story to accompany the visual prompt
No Rain in Sight
Come on, I brought the umbrella.
Better rain soon.
Otherwise I’m going to feel prrr-ettt-y foolish sitting up here, dressed like this, in this ridiculous top hat, and perched precipitously on this precarious ledge. That was a mouthful.
Just graduated from meteorology school, and I got this crazy idea to do this in order to attract media attention to my forecasting abilities and land me a job on one of the local TV channels.
I know, it’s crazy. But it was worth a shot.
Oooh, there’s a drop. And look, the first camera crew’s arriving.
Nice contemporary spin to a prompt that most made into period pieces. Made me smile.
Glad to hear you smiled.
I like when people smile.
These days it would probably only work if he were threatening to jump.
a little more faith… my dear… faith,
and imaginative and pure-hearted actions.
Remember the old Japanese Proverbs
Why hello there! A new VisDare challenger, and a refreshing spin on the umbrella prompt. I love the idea that this is a publicity stunt, his job riding on the success of what is clearly a pretty big gamble. I love how you got in his head and set up his predicament without burdensome blackflashes or other unwieldy backstory techniques. It’s not easy to set up such a clear picture in so few words, but you managed that beautifully.
Welcome aboard the #VisDare train! Hope to see more of your entries in future challenges. 🙂
Thank you Ms. Goff,
What nice words and much appreciated. It was a fun prompt. Where did you get that photo? It was great.
I try to keep all of my works crisp, accessible, and to-the-point; whether they are humorous, dramatic, poetic or otherwise.
I look forward to your prompts and trying my pen at them