CW: My spirit animal.

“In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a koala in a kingdom.”
[Extra points for pulling off a BOTS (Based On a True Story)]
a prompt for this week’s CW piece.
[Source: @CarrotRanch]

 

Visiting Australia and NOT seeing koalas? A travesty.

“The koala’s been sleeping all day” – the caretaker said as soon as we entered the exhibit.

A sleeping marsupial meant no good pictures.

We approached not knowing what to expect.

“Oh, he’s up! You guys are lucky” – said the caretaker enthusiastically.

The koala’s black, beady eyes met mine.

Time froze.

Jonah whistled and Dot – the kangaroo hopped on over.

“Get in!” – Jonah motioned for me to get inside Dot’s pouch with him and I swiftly obeyed.

We went around the zoo, meeting every animal in there.

Ah, the eucalyptus haze…

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P.S. As always, you are more than welcome to use this prompt to inspire your post. If you decide to write something, be sure to pingback to this post, so that I can get an alert and check out your post. (A post on how to do pingbacks can be found here.) If pingbacks are not your thing, feel free to simply leave a link to your piece in the comment section below. The more, the merrier!

Stay golden,

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