FF: Almost Perfect Hiding Spot

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson


“How did you find me?”

“Gee, I wonder.”

“Huge pile of logs. Lava moat. Unicorn petting zoo. How did you find me in the middle of all that?”

You get that look on your face, the one I know so well. “Want to do something?”

“No. I’m trying to hide.”

“There’s a unicorn petting zoo out there. You can pet actual unicorns.”

Wow, that does sound like fun.

“Fine, just this once.”

I go to grab my jacket, and even though I can’t see it, I feel you rolling your eyes at me.


This week’s Friday Fictioneer’s prompt from Rochelle and Dale made me think of my anti-social tendencies and how silly I probably look sometimes. My first thought seeing that picture was – I see what you are trying to do there, but I can tell there is a window behind all those logs! Nice try to “stay hidden.”

Haven’t we all been there at some point or other in our lives, though? Maybe it’s just me….

12 thoughts on “FF: Almost Perfect Hiding Spot

  1. I interepreted the clearing of the logs around the window as a desire to be able to see out. But I can see it could just as easily be a failed attempt to hide. Fascinating how we all structure things so differently

  2. I love your story. The recluse, and the smirking “friend” who lures him/her out with promises of unicorns. Perhaps recluses tend to become just a bit naive with too much time alone 🙂

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