Triumph – Friday Fictioneers


Please accept my submission to Friday Fictioneer for the January 3, 2014 edition.


Image1Danny stood at the window, with Arlo beside him.  The little boy waved.  Then he turned, and somberly regarded her.  Arlo whimpered,

Aiwampia smiled and patted the cushion.  “Shall we read?

Caution to the wind, he clambered up.  Arlo bounded into Danny’s lap.  Together, they leaned against her.

“Once upon a time, there was a flying dog.  I wonder what his name was?”  She arched her eyebrow.

He whispered,  “Arlo.”

They marveled at brave Arlo.  He flew about the backyard chasing evil cats.  Triumphant, Arlo perched in their tree.  “The end.”

Danny hugged her.  She smiled.  “Shall we make cookies?


16 thoughts on “Triumph – Friday Fictioneers

    • Hi Bjorn, I am happy you liked it. When I first saw the picture, I had no idea story lurked there. Then I saw the little boy, and, finally, Arlo. Then I understood. Thank you – Silent

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