Another Flash Fiction contest entry–I’m having fun with these! Check it out from Charli at the Carrot Ranch for details of this week’s 99 word challenge.
“Mermaid therapy, this way please. Swim, lightly. Come now.”
“Excuse me, my good merman–is this the meeting spot?”
“Depends, what meeting are you looking for?”
“The symposium for mermaid therapy…?”
“Why, yes–I’m the therapist. Now tell me, what ails you? Come now, no one’s around.”
“It’s my son, Crustacean. He keeps having nightmares about hooks floating above his head. Ever since the incident with the trawler last summer, he hasn’t been the same. Can you help us? We’re desperate for relief.”
“Yes, I can. I have one word: magnets.”