Flash Fiction: American Graffiti 2.0

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PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.

The children skipped along the old street stained with graffiti. They mulled around an authentic decades-old bench table and parked their butts on stools while they waited for the rest of the class to catch up. The educational excursion sure beat sitting in a classroom. History a yawn. Chitchat filled the air. 

“My grandparents drove a car like that.”

“So primitive.”

“Can you believe people lived like this?”

The street with the 21st-century artwork flicked in and out. The hologram short-circuited. A glitch in the system. Disney still faced quality control issues despite technological advances.

29 comments

  1. It’s the first step into the Matrix, I’m telling you! Great story Tannille and a very realistic glmpse into the future. Mind you, I would have liked history lessons like this. Maybe I’d have learned something.

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