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Yeah Write #21: The Walking Stone (#flashfiction)


Photo: National Geographic

Photo: National Geographic


Left, Huh! Right, Hoh!  A hundred voices repeat the rhythm.  Devotees heave ropes taught.  The megalith rocks, it falls, it waddles — its 5-ton balance engineered by masons’ precision.   Darkness comes to the ancient road.  By the bridge, a Moai god waits eternally.


5 comments on “Yeah Write #21: The Walking Stone (#flashfiction)

  1. Joe Ormerod
    January 27, 2016

    I wondered if someone would take the raising and run with it, you did, and well!

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  2. Ruby Manchanda
    January 28, 2016

    That is such an amazing take on prompt

    Liked by 1 person

    • Laissez Faire
      January 28, 2016

      Thanks. It’s partly based on a true experiment done about the Easter Island stones.


  3. jhiabeys
    January 28, 2016

    What a marvel that humans could once do such things. I love this stuff! Now I need to read up on the Easter Island stones.

    Liked by 1 person

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