A Robot Angel

Can a story be told in a sentence? How much can one say in a sentence?  Will it touch the reader emotionally?

Here is one of my one sentence shorts:

11 // Textofiction

December 1, 2010 //
 
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A luminous robot angel picked her up from her place in the queue at the Supermarket checkout and placed her back in her bed.
 
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 This short story was published in Textofiction, 1st of December 2010.
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You can find it online here 

4 December 2010

2 thoughts on “A Robot Angel”

  1. I like this one, it reminds me of the typical pick&place task performed by industrial robots — except that this task is on a different, angelic (dream) scale.

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    1. Thanks, Hermann! I find the “pick and place robots,” or should I say robotic arms, fascinating. I have more robot stories coming out shortly…

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