On the Reservation

Today’s Friday Flash Fiction post is my take on the photo prompt provided by Madison Woods. Visit her website    http://madisonwoods.wordpress.com/  and find links to other Friday Flash Fiction stories from authors around the globe.  Please post the link to your story with your comment. 

On the Reservation

Back in my younger days, I had the freedom to roam this country. Then I got involved in the civil rights movement in 1964. It wasn’t a popular stand, particularly in the south. Local officials drummed up false charges about an Apache running wild. The next thing I knew the Department of Indian affairs put me behind a fence.
I reached out to the National Association of Abused Chevy Pick-ups for help. They racked their pipes, tooted their horns, and blew a lot of hot air, but nothing changed.
This summer, I’ll open a casino and smoke-shop. Who’s laughing now?

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15 Comments on “On the Reservation

  1. Dear Russell,Don't know how you do it. But you do it well. I love the way your brain is wired and what happens when the wires cross (as you write:).Aloha,Doug

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  2. Delightful play on words with a truck's perspective. Great work!I'm glad you liked my little Reba :)http://www.wakefieldmahon.com/1/post/2012/03/last-stand-fridayfictioneers.html

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  3. It's actually Chevy Pick-ups, Shirley. A take-off on NAACP. Glad you enjoyed it. I'll be over to read yours soon.

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  4. Haha…Every week, I look forward to see what you have up your sleeve. You never fail to surprise with your wonderful, original humor. Thanks again for another good chuckle. Here's mine:www.triplemoonstar.blogspot.come

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  5. Another funny story from you this week, Russel 🙂 Good one! There are comments on my blog for you from yesterday because some people couldn't leave a comment on yours.

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  6. We seem to be having trouble commenting on this post Russell. Some of the Fictioneers have left comments for you on your comment at my blog. I was able to comment on your previous story about the chain letters, but the first time I tried to comment on this post it wouldn't let me. So I'm back to try again. Maybe third time's the charm…

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  7. I tried my darnest to reply to this on Friday, but obviously I failed miserably. This cracked me up when I read it. You did a great job describing the trucks feelings and gave the reader a great laugh in the process. Nice work. 🙂

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