Microfiction: Caramba!

This short, silly story is for Sonya’s Three Line Tales photo prompt.

photo by Jacco Rienks via Unsplash


They always said there was something funny about McLeod’s cattle, bolshy and wild and very free with their horns.

A visiting tourist solved the mystery accidentally, when one of the shaggy-coated Highlands charged him while he was trying to take a photo.

As the Mexican lay on his back, staring, horrified at the animal bending over him, he murmured—“Emiliano Zapata!”

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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