50-Word Microfiction

Grandpa Shows Emma His Garden

And tells a tale

Mark Starlin
Aug 15, 2023


“And this is the very spot where I planted the magic beans.”



“And they grew into a giant beanstalk that stretched up to the clouds. And you climbed it and found a giant, right?”

“No, giants are just in fairytales.”

“Well then. What did you find?”

“A Wallmart.”