The last addition to John’s living aquarium arrives tonight. These oddities are prized; amazing what millions of dollars can buy. The truck arrives and the iron gate opens. From high above John shouts ‘Let the creature loose!’
It slides into the water and the bloody feast begins.
©2021 Linda Lee Lyberg
Author’s Note: This is for Kat’s Twittering Tales challenge where we are to write a story of no more than 280 characters. When I saw the photo, I immediately thought of a giant human aquarium. The character count is exactly 280.
Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 23 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories.
You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com
and her Amazon Author Page