April 26 – Flash Fiction  – A Fish Tale

Charli’s prompt this week:

April 26, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a fish tale. It can be about fishing from any angle, about those who fish, or what might be caught. Go where the prompt leads.

I’m sorry, but a silly take from me this week!

“Oh, he’s going to be so excited!”
“Fish will finally have his Chips with him!”
Voices filtered through the water, reaching Fish as he swam around in his little tank.
What on earth were they going on about? Why was he going to get excited? Who Chips?
Just then, the water rippled and he came face to face with Chips for the first time.
“Let me just get this straight,” he said, “this is MY tank, and-“
Chips opened her mouth into a coy O shape and let loose a flirtatious bubble stream…
“-I think I love you!”


34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. reocochran
    May 03, 2018 @ 11:37:50

    I loved this sweet love story between Fish and Chips! xo 😘

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  2. calmkate
    May 03, 2018 @ 08:43:01

    delightful take 🙂

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  4. Colleen Chesebro
    May 02, 2018 @ 01:47:13

    LOL! Too darn cute, Ritu. I was hoping for fish and chips from the vendor on the street. Man, that was the best ever. I miss England. LOL! ❤

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  5. Norah
    Apr 30, 2018 @ 09:35:55

    Love it – a fish and chips love story. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  6. Liz H
    Apr 28, 2018 @ 19:45:04

    Fish is in deep trouble…or in imminent bliss. Chips knows how to handle the biggest fish in the pond! 😀

    Liked by 1 person


  7. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Apr 28, 2018 @ 16:24:42


  8. robbiesinspiration
    Apr 28, 2018 @ 15:24:08

    Very cute, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


  9. Jennie
    Apr 28, 2018 @ 02:16:48

    This is so fun!

    Liked by 1 person


  10. syl65
    Apr 28, 2018 @ 01:14:58

    Bubbly good write Sister!

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Michael
    Apr 27, 2018 @ 22:53:41

    Good one Ritu. I see the task was edited….on my viewing, it said ‘angel’ instead of ‘angle’, hence my silliness.

    Liked by 1 person


  12. davidprosser
    Apr 27, 2018 @ 21:47:46

    You old (metaphorically only) romantic you Ritu.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

    Liked by 1 person


  13. Annette Rochelle Aben
    Apr 27, 2018 @ 21:44:53

    Oh, how stinkin cute

    Liked by 1 person


  14. pranabaxom
    Apr 27, 2018 @ 21:36:53

    You love your Chip or your Fish? One of my ex boss was called Chip but no one I know is called Fish (except the ones I eat😃

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