Weekend Writing Prompt #189 – Troglodyte

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise. If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments. Thanks for hosting, Sammi!

 

What Charm in This?

What has happened to society? More specifically, to dating in the era of a society ruled by social media. A familiarity bred from the ability to hide behind a smartphone has brought out the bluster and bullshit and texted away the charm of good manners.

Men (and women, I’ve no doubt) have given themselves permission to probe and question in an inappropriate manner, sans offering a coffee or even a voice chat first, behaving like troglodytes in hundred-dollar jeans.

Prehistoric cavemen were only trying to survive in dangerous times. Today’s think they’re clever and avant-garde.