"Grandma's Gift"

Grandma told, ‘our ancestors breathed something called oxygen. ‘

She said, there was something called plants and trees, some tender with colorful flowers and some were strong with fruits to eat.

They gave us shade and oxygen to breath.

Happy with her gift, a tender plant; I planted and promised to grow it big and strong.

 (The kid does not know what her ‘grandma’ gifted was a plastic replica and will never grow)

      & for  mrknowitall- friday-flash


  1. We can only hope it doesn't come to that. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I always like to return the favor.

  2. love it, thoughtful and apt.
    thanks for visiting.

  3. thank u jingle for doing some wonderful jobs

  4. Yikes ... I hope this is just a nightmare!!

  5. Never mind that it was a plastic replica , when the kid grows older she can plant the "real" plant - at least grandma has introduced her to it at a young age !


  6. Oh wow powerful and sinister ending hopefully it never gets to that point

  7. so sad but such a reflection of what maybe ...hopefully things will be conserved better for future generations ...loved your take on this prompt ..thanks for sharing

  8. powerful piece of writing.

    How are you?

    Welcome join us for week 6 short story slam fun,

    Bless you..

    Keep it up!


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