Title: California Quail
Source: Friday Fictioneers sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple
Word count: 100 words
Rose sat at the kitchen table hands wrapped around a cup of coffee. She rubbed the once-hot ceramic and stared at the computer screen. The video consumed her attention and kept her from her morning routine. She didn’t notice the escapee as he slinked in front of the window screen, hoping to avoid detection. As the video ended Rose rubbed her eyes as she reentered the present. She headed to the sink to dump the coffee before turning to pour a fresh hot cup.
That is when she saw him.
“Frank, your quail is out again,” she yelled.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer