“Blackbeard’s mighty quiet this evening. How’d he lose his voice?”
“He ignored my advice. I told him to record a homemade CD and put the pertinent track on a loop, but he had to do it the old-fashioned way.”
“Teach his new parrot to squawk like a pirate.”
John H. Dromey has had flash fiction published in a number of print anthologies, as well as online at Liquid Imagination, three minute plastic, Thrillers, Killers ’n’ Chillers, and elsewhere.
This story is a finalist for the Audience Choice Award and the Grand Prize.