One Small Step for a Chicken

FF157 Luther Siler

copyright Luther Siler

One Small Step for a Chicken

Vanessa was one nervous chicken. She took a deep breath, and stepped out into the bright lights. Cameras flashed.

“Thank you,” she said. “I am proud to be the first chicken to be appointed as CEO of a Fortune 500 company. One small step for a chicken; one giant leap for poultry-kind.”

She was sweating through her feathers. Stress always made her— oh no, not now.

She felt the pressure but couldn’t stop it. Seconds later, a giant egg dropped onto the platform.

Shocked silence.

“Looks like I’m being productive already,” Vanessa said. The audience laughed, relieved.

She had this.

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I am a writer of anything quirky and weird. I love most genres of fiction and in each there are stories that I would consider "my kind of story". View all posts by David Stewart

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