Wild Horse

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“Those horses on the other side of the fence act wild,” Bobby points out.  The spotted stallions and mares run free through the scrub brush and rocky hills. “Perhaps we should rustle a couple.”

“You can try,” John answered. “But God’s declared those horses be free. See that house there, on the hill?”

Bobby nodded.

“They built the fence around the mustangs with the goal to tame them. Curse upon curse plagues that home and any who try to break those horses.”

The horses ran over the top of the hill, and Bobby let them go.

(96 words)

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This was written for the 10 May Friday Fictioneers prompt! This prompt is a weekly photo prompt with a ton of dedicated followers and excellent curation through In Linkz. I curate a rather detailed list of prompts, and Friday Fictioneers is one I’ve seen around the blogosphere and never found the time to participate in!  If you’re a beginner looking for a photo prompt to do over the weekend, this is a great one to start.

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