Wednesday, April 3, 2013

What's The Buzz?

The detective grilled the patrolman. “Wife reports husband going to take out trash. She hears screaming, looks out window and he’s…gone. And this is all you found?” He looked at the battered work boots dubiously.

The no-longer-hungry cicadas buzzing in the trees might have been able to offer an explanation had they only been asked.

This story was written for the weekly 55 Word Challenge flash fiction challenge for the combined photo prompt & the A to Z prompt words: creepy crawlies. 

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