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The Goat Stone

by Venky

(Photo Credit: Randy Mazie)

The intriguing appearance of the intrepid goat induced a degree of curiosity hitherto unknown amongst the locals. At times standing shock still as if deeply analysing the epitaph, while at others delivering exactly three knocks of ascending proportions with its horns, to the tombstone, the antics of the goat was bewildering.

Freudians, Jungians and self-acclaimed Jane Goodalls came in droves only to leave scratching their heads and tugging at their beards.

The mystery of the ‘goat stone’ was finally solved by Parveen who linked the behaviour of the goat to changes in the patch of grass protruding from a crevice.

(Word Count: 100)

This story was written as part of the FRIDAY FICTIONEERS challenge, more about which may be found HERE

 For the complete list of entries, please click HERE

The credit for the breathtaking photograph goes to Randy Mazie 

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7 comments

Björn Rudberg (brudberg) December 26, 2018 - 4:14 pm

What a mystery… love all those experts coming.

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granonine December 26, 2018 - 5:28 pm

All the experts weren’t as smart as the goat 🙂 Loved your story.

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crimsonprose December 26, 2018 - 8:59 pm

Self-acclaimed Jane Goodalls? I like. But I’d have thought the goat was the grave’s inhabitant reincarnated. 🙂

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Alicia Jamtaas December 26, 2018 - 9:30 pm

Mmmm. Seems as if the goat is wiser than them all.

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Abhijit Ray December 27, 2018 - 7:12 am

Goat knows its priority. Wish humans knew theirs.

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lisarey1990 December 31, 2018 - 8:21 pm

Great mystery.

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Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Author Ronda Del Boccio December 31, 2018 - 10:39 pm

A fn story.

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