“Whatcha got in your lunch, Bi890?”


“C’mon. got plain ol’ Wondermeat again. You can’t have anything worse than that.”


“Hey, humanoids! What’s for lunch?!”

Greets, Bi880. I’ve got Wondermeat again.”

“Too mortal, Bi896! My parental unit sent me One Smart Cookie!”

No way!

“So future!”

know. Pretty spaced, yeah? …So, whatch you got, 890?”

“He won’t say.”

“Why not?”

“I just don’ wanna.”

“We won’ tell.”

“Sures. C’mon, ‘noid.”

*Sigh* “Homemade chicken noodle soup again.”

“What?! No way!”

“What is that stuff?”


“It’s okay, 890.”

“Yeah, ‘noid. -not all parental units know what’s good for ya.”



A futuristic conversation about enrichment bio-engineered for Carrot Ranch‘s prompt:

January 10, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes the idea of enrichment. Use many of its different manifestations or explore reasons why it matters to the character. Go where the prompt leads.

Respond by January 15, 2019. Use the comment section below to share, read and be social. You may leave a link, pingback or story in the comments. If you want to be published in the weekly collection, please use the form.  Rules & Guidelines.


Photo Credit:
Sara Dubler

13 thoughts on “Bio-Enrichment

  1. H.R.R. Gorman January 14, 2019 / 9:01 am

    Cute! Who knows what we’ll be eating in the future, or if what sounds good now will stay good.

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  2. Charli Mills January 16, 2019 / 6:07 pm

    Some conversations won’t change that much, will they? I enjoyed your use of font and punctuation to capture a futuristic conversation, too.

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    • Chelsea Owens January 16, 2019 / 11:39 pm

      🙂 Thanks. I mostly did so to help readers not get so lost.

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  3. Liz H January 17, 2019 / 10:38 am

    Love this…and all dialogue makes for a vivid message!

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