Another Friday, another story as part of the Friday Fictioneers experience. To learn more about how it works visit Madison Woods blog. Here is this week’s photo prompt (copyright Lora Mitchell) and below is my flash fiction story inspired by the photo. To see the other stories on this week’s prompt, click on the blue critter and you’ll be taken to the menu of choices.
“I saw you, Ella! Your foot moved, you’re out. She is, isn’t she Mrs Durrant? Jenny’s the winner.” The breathless voice dropped into the sudden silence from the sidelines.
“Quite right, Rachel.” Mrs Durrant reached for the shiny green parcel which was the prize for Musical Statues.
Jenny’s triumphant smile froze as Mrs Durrant handed the parcel to a bewildered Ella.
“But I won. That’s not fair.”
“No darling, you can’t have the prize when it’s your own party.” Mrs Durrant – Mummy – looked at her sternly.
Life would never seem quite fair to Jenny, from that day on.