Friday Fictioneers- Reunited, and It Tastes So Good

Happy Friday, all! Today’s Friday Fictioneers is brought to you by a hungry stomach and hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.

A discarded chicken costume on a black tile floor.
PHOTO PROMPT © Luther Siler

Genre: Realistic Fiction
Word Count: 96

Reunited, and It Tastes So Good

“I have the sudden craving for fried chicken.”

“Frank, that’s just wrong.”

He shrugged and picked up the costume head. “What? It’s not like this thing could feel being thrown across the stage like that.”

Margie took the head from him and cradled it. “But it just looks so sad lying there with all the feathers…”

“Aw,” the old actor crooned as he stroked the yellow fuzz. “Do you know what would cheer it up?”

Skeptical brown eyes swept her friend’s face. “What?”

“Seeing its buddy, preferably deep fried in batter.”

“You’re terrible.”

“Nah, just hungry.”

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