Friday Fictioneers – Dust


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Martha let her eyes scan the room in contentment. The day had been productive, the house never cleaner. It would be a great party.

Noticing something, her smile turned to a frown. As she stood there the house rapidly grew perceptibly darker.

Martha moved into the kitchen with its large westward facing windows. A dark, swirling wall was on the horizon. She watched in disbelief as the Morgan farm was swallowed by the monstrous dust cloud. It would only be a moment longer. The row of cleaning products, organized by type, seemed pitifully puny in comparison to the approaching dark.

Word count = 100

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16 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – Dust

    1. trentpmcd Post author

      Thanks Suzanne! I would not want to face the clean up after a big dust storm like that. Actually, never mind the cleanup, I wouldn’t want to face a storm like that at all.


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    1. trentpmcd Post author

      Thanks Zee! My thoughts were a little less drastic than the end of the world – a huge dust storm was about to rip the paint off the walls and leave everything a great mess after she had spent the day cleaning. But it can easily be read as more, particularly if you haven’t seen pictures of the large walls of dust eating up the American prairie: or



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