Hard to resist ultra short flash competitions …. Trifecta currently have a 33 word short running that has to start with the words ‘The first time I saw ….’ (making it 38 words in total) and only using words of one syllable.
So here is my entry, hope you enjoy it:
The first time I saw the corpse on the road, the scent of rank flesh hurt my eyes.
Weak white skin that my stick made a dent in.
Then the body wailed, a hand scraped dirt.