Another writers Venue!
The photo prompt is brought to you today by Sunday Photo Fiction, and can be found by looking HERE. The rules for this flash fiction allow from 100 to 200 words, and provides a nice little stretch from my usual 100. 😉
The Higher Intellect
Unnoticed atop a cage in the back, Georgie had the advantage. He could hardly contain himself. Stuffing his hand into his mouth he held his mirth in check. Down below him Silverback began to strut for the ladies. Moving slowly he flexed his muscles, struck a pose, and on cue the group began “oohing” and “aahing”.
Today there were three. Blondie, who he thought he recognized, stood there with hands clasped before her in tense anticipation; a vacationer; and the timid one, peeking through the bars in back. He always felt a twinge of guilt when he saw him. Their prank caused him to fall, yet, he comes back for more.
He would never understand humans being named the highest of intellect, because no matter how many times he and Ol’ Silver set this up, it always had the same effect.
Georgie leapt down from his perch, and cupping his hands began beating his chest in loud, thumping, pops. Gaping and lurching toward the glass he roared,
The people ran screaming.
He and Silver fell to the ground, rolling and laughing at the sight of them. The humans, running as if for their lives, heard simply,
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