Friday Fictioneers — A Masterpiece

08801EF6-1D9B-48FF-978D-6677314940B9“I’ll bite,” Miranda said. “What is it?”

“It’s my masterpiece,” Malcolm answered.

“Okay. But what is it?” Miranda asked again.

“I call it ‘Waste Not, Want Not,’” he responded. “It’s ecologically and environmentally friendly. I’m sending a message about recycling and reusing things and turning it all into art.”

“It looks like you’ve stacked seven shipping pallets on top of one another and filled them with broken Spanish roofing tiles, some cracked clay flower pots, sticks, and some pieces of copper tubing,” Miranda said, “with a few bunches of grass on top.”

“Exactly,” Malcolm said proudly. “‘Waste Not, Want Not.’”

(100 words)


Written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ Friday Fictioneers prompt. Photo credit: Sandra Crook.