Blink: Protest

by Bob Hazlett

BLINK: Just a glimpse; the snapshot, not the movie. Blinks focus on moments, alone, with the rest left to the imagination. 50 to 75 words. Add your blink for this prompt as a comment. The prompt for this blink: Protest

In days gone by, his great grandfather would have been wearing buckskins and face paint; the beautiful headdress singling him out as the chief. Today the Chief wore his ceremonial headdress, just as beautiful, but with a suit and Bolo tie. His great grandfather would have been leading a war party. But today, as he stood on the sacred land where the pipeline was to go, all he could muster was a protest.

Word Count: 73 words

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