Well Done to Everyone Involved With The Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic.

On February 1st, the Carrot Ranch team set a competition and fundraiser for one of our finest, Sue Vincent. Using one of her photos for inspiration. The brief was to write a 99 word piece of Flash Fiction or 99 Syllable Poem and keep it under wraps until the winners were announced.

You can find all the entries, winners and judges picks here
Congratulations and well done everybody.

I did get placed but I was delighted to be Judge, Geoff Lepard’s pick. All entries were judged anonymously. Thank you Geoff and team for the advice.

Here is my Entry.

No place like home.

They had spent the last five years searching for the perfect place to settle. Travelling to several planets and even one other galaxy but nothing suited.

So their hearts lifted at the sight of the valley. The elders raised their hands prononucing "This is the perfect place, protected by mountains with it’s own water supply. Even a few remaining buildings."

A voice from the back chirped up.. "That’s where we started from, I can see my house" There was hush, a sharp intake of breath. "As we have always said" their elders smiled. "There is no place like home"

©Sue Vincent

10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. trentpmcd
    Mar 23, 2021 @ 13:15:14

    Very nice.

    Reply

  2. Maggie
    Mar 23, 2021 @ 14:06:11

    Such a touching example of our humanity. Great news for the writers, for Sue and for you, Willow. Well done.

    Reply

  3. Ritu
    Mar 23, 2021 @ 18:11:07

    Congrats, Sis 🥰

    Reply

  4. Charli Mills
    Mar 24, 2021 @ 02:13:28

    Congratulations, Willow!

    Reply

    • willowdot21
      Mar 24, 2021 @ 04:19:06

      Thank you Charlie, it’s wonderful isn’t it how we all pulled together to help Sue and her family, and it looks like we did mentally and practically. It restores your faith in humanity.
      I was delighted to get a judge’s pick and such good advice. Well done to you and all at the Carrot Ranch for organising this event.💜💜💜

      Reply

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