The Friday Fictioneers’ writing prompt is out and it is a street shot by J. Hardy Carroll.
For some reason, the very first thing I thought of when I saw the orthopedic leg was, “Is that a Steelers logo on the front calf section?”
It looks like a Pittsburg Steelers logo to me.
And so today’s fiction plays with that idea.
Please join me as we go back to October 2017 when the Pittsburg Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens for the first time in five years (here).
Taunted by the Steelers Fan
(fiction word count: 100)
That leg… sitting there…
Staring AT ME!
“Ignore it, honey.
First time they beat us Ravens in five years.
Let those Steelers have their moment.”
“He comes to MY town
In front of MY Cold Stone store
And has the NERVE…
to leave that leg out there…
with the Steelers logo looking
“Well, um, – hate to say this, but it’s doubly bad.
Someone found his other leg.
There are two logos, I mean legs, now.”
Get me that yellow broom and black trash bag.
Time to sweep up some black and gold….
Friday Fictioneers is a weekly 100 word writing challenge inspired by a picture prompt.
I am neither a Steelers fan nor a Ravens supporter, but we have friends and family members on both sides of this rivalry — and so this fiction piece is dedicated to them.
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