Friday Fictioneers – Development Opportunity

ff030216Frank rolled down the car window and spat raven-black spit onto the sandy ground. The sign chained to the fence said ‘Coming Soon – Affordable Family Housing’.

‘How can they build out there?’ I said. ‘It’s more water than land, Frank.’

‘People needs houses, Joe. They’ll just drain it. Five years from now you’ll never know Logan’s swamp ever existed.’ Frank reached for a fresh plug of tobacco and wedged it under his bottom lip.

I forced a nervous smile. It had been over ten years – surely they’d never find her. Even if they did, they’d never be able to prove nothin’.


These words form my entry into Friday Fictioneers photo prompt challenge.

22 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – Development Opportunity

      1. Adam Ickes

        I think we just keep missing each other. With so many stories to read it’s difficult to get to a lot of them.

  1. Dale

    Going along, thinking once more over-development of land.. .and then bang! I betcha his “secret” isn’t the only one they’ll find…


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