Flip flops and cake

Diogenes statue Sinop, TurkeyToday’s daily prompt asks us to write a post about any topic we want, in whatever form or genre, but make sure it features a slice of cake, a pair of flip-flops, and someone old and wise.

The old sage wandered slowly down the lane, he was hungry and his trusty lantern was getting heavy.

Walking towards him was a boy carrying a great pack. The boy paused, “Hi, may I ask you a question?”

“Of course” replied the sage.

“I have just come from the village in the valley and I am going to the hamlet on the hill-top. Do you know anything about it?

The old man looked at the youth and said “How did you like the village?” Continue reading