Friday Fictioneers – Blood orange and red onion


I am afraid. Not of poison—the salad, drizzled in olive oil, is delicious. But I am terrified of what the dish means. The message could not be more obvious: blood orange and red onion salad. This is a screaming scarlet warning.

“Run” this meal is saying,” and never look back.”

I had thought Jan my dear friend, but what I see on the plate tells me otherwise. Waiting for dessert would be foolish.


Friday fictioneers is a weekly challenge set by Rochelle Wisoff Fields to write a 100-word story in response to a photo prompt. You can find other stories here

46 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – Blood orange and red onion

  1. Perhaps, food is not the way to win his confidence. I suspect the dessert of strawberry and raspberry fool would give him a fit. The adage; a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach does not apply in this case.

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