Title: Altered Potential
Source: Friday Fictioneers sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple
Word count: 100 words
Takoda drove his truck on the wide ribbon of black asphalted four-lane highway. Power lines echoed the roads curves, slashing black streaks across the brilliant blue sky.
He wondered at the trees planted beneath power lines. He cried at the misshapen forms they adapted to grow in a world where men prevented them from reaching their true potential. He didn’t understand the lack of logic.
They planted trees knowing they would grow, knowing their branches would intertwine with the lines and require cutting. Five feet of distance and trees and power lines could coexist. It would have changed the world.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer