What Puteri wanted was to get away. The dell seemed an ideal place to settle down and relax. She did not want to hide away, but just needed to find a place to rest and prepare. The dell had seemed ideal until the midges arrived. She could have coped with them, but having people telling her to go away, and that she was not welcome, that had hurt her. Now her birthing time had come, she needed shelter and privacy. What she had got was hard grass and hate.
This piece of flash fiction is a follow up to a story called – the young buffalo – that I posted in January 2016 at – https://www.michaelhumphris.co.uk/the-young-buffalo/.
I also posted another piece of flash fiction about Puteri in September 2016 called – a troublesome grave stone – available at https://www.michaelhumphris.co.uk/a-troublesome-gravestone/