The Emperor’s New Clothes – FF

Sound Bite Fiction

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, the standard, and the prompt photo.
The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture below, which this week is supplied by Dale Rogerson.

© Dale Rogerson

Click here to hear the author read his words:

The Emperor’s New Clothes

the people have voted the message is clear
they tell him it’s time that he goes
the people have voted but one man can’t hear
the king sits in his palace without any clothes

the people have voted their decision is made
they are weary of the lies now exposed
his hubris once more is starkly displayed
the king sits in his palace without any clothes

the people have voted they’ve won a great prize
they applaud now the…

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