The Flood


I’m in the flood zone right now as are most of New Mexico and Colorado. One more indication that the warming earth doesn’t know how to deal with the heat we’re pouring into it and is fighting back with extreme weather events.

Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic “the flood.”


Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

2 thoughts on “The Flood”

  1. Because it is a distressing experience, the flood is unwelcomed. It abruptly causes unpleasant memories, displacement, and profound thinking. Although it has not impacted me, the flood is reminiscent of a time when some of my friends faced the dreadful exposure. They were displaced and thought of not returning home.

  2. Neelie came out of the room wearing a jacket with huge shoulder pads. She looked like she was ready to throw the old pigskin around.
    “Why are you wearing that?” I asked.
    “Because I like it,” Neelie retorted.
    “It’s from the year of the flood! I said laughing
    “Wadda ya mean? I’ve had it for twenty years!”
    “I rest my case,” I said with resignation.

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