What Is It? – FFfAW 130


“What in the blue hell is this monstrosity?” Jake, completely flabbergasted, looked at his friend.

“It’s supposed to be art. Not sure what the artist was smoking,” Chris shrugged his shoulders.

“What does it say?”

“Well, that’s the thing about art. You can interpret it whatever way you want,” Chris leaned closer to the statue. “Looks like some sort of creature with arrows piercing it.”

“Good one Sherlock. I can see the damn thing myself.”

“If you are so clever, explain it to me.”

Jake lit himself a cigarette, “Guess the artist is implying something about circle of life being punctured.”

“By what?”

“The arrows might signify negative emotions, you know, like hate, greed, jealousy…”

“Hmmm…I’m not sold.”

“Maybe, it’s a protest against something or someone.”

“Nah! Can’t see that.”

“Man! I think the artist either had a deep meaning behind this or he was just cuckoo. Say, what’s that?”

Chris bent down to retrieve the piece of paper lying below the statue. He brandished the twenty dollar bill with flourish

“Beer Money!”

Word Count: 173

Thanks to Priceless Joy for hosting yet another edition of FFfAW and thanks to Jade M. Wong for providing the picture prompt. Find other entries to the 130th edition here.




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