Thomas walked along the street following the footpath to school. When he reached the school he didn’t go in, instead he walked past a block of vacant classrooms and stepped onto the windy dirt path that led to his favourite spot.
He walked casually and paused occasionally to look through the flowering grasses and around the bases of the great oaks. When he didn’t find what he was looking for he moved onto the next tree and kept going like that for a while until suddenly he crouched down and smiled.
The blossoms began to rustle and a deep green head appeared from the foliage followed a body and long tail. The baby dragon peered up at his friend and returned his smile.
This flash fiction piece was written for the 100th FFfAW weekly challenge.