Flash Fiction: Puppy Love

Here’s my second attempt at flash fiction with Carrot Ranch! This week’s prompt was inspired by Charli’s furbaby Bobo, who recently crossed the rainbow bridge. Originally, I wanted to write some form of tribute to Bobo, but my first draft proved that I would not be able to capture the emotions as well as Charli already had in her piece—please go and read it. So I opted for a lighter theme: puppy love; irrational, wide-eyed, passionate…


February 6, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story to the theme “a dog in the daisies.” It can be any dog, real or imagined. Push into the setting and as always, go where the prompt leads!


Puppy Love

This is my favourite spot in the park. The grass field drapes over two slopes. My roommate and I like to jog here from home and relax by the water. Instead of sitting on the bench, we like to lay on the grass where all the daisies are.

Today, I see her. She is frolicking in the daisies like there isn’t a care in the world. Her blue eyes shining in the sun, piercing into my heart. Without holding back, I sprint towards her, almost tripping over my hind legs. My roommate is yelling “stop!”, but I don’t care.

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