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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Succintly Yours- Flash Fiction

I've never done this before, but decided to play this once at least. Using this picture as a prompt, write a story of fewer than 140 words OR 140 characters. I chose 140 characters. Extra "credit" if you include the word "tempt."

Here's my story:

“Don’t tempt me, Joe.”
“Stop muttering while I set this monopod.”
“I warned you... one more morning chasing birds...”
“See it? A blue-footed booby!”
“Goodbye, Joe.”


The prompt came from Grandma's Goulash


Kay L. Davies said...

Well, for a blue-footed booby, I'd dump my spouse. They're my favorite birds!
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Sonia said...

I am thinking Joe doesn't recognize how annoyed his SO is with him

Grandma's Goulash said...

He certainly does seem oblivious to his wife's presence. I liked your take on this and you grabbed those extra points on your first try! Hope you'll be back to play again.

Susan Fobes said...

The birds before wife is not a good approach. Good one.

Pooch said...

Who's the booby now? Hmmm?


Anyes said...

She did give him a fair warning ;-)

SJerZGirl said...

Guess he was too interested in the wrong boobies.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

LOL First you cracked me up, and then I saw Wendy's booby comment above, and now I'll never stop giggling. Thanks! Love this.

jabblog said...

I can't better Wendy's comment :-)

Elaine said...

Oh, that made me smile! Some men never learn... :)

Zazie said...

Here is my story:

"Joe, I am going to try and tempt you away! You need to drink this hot coffee and come in the house. The season is over and they closed that nudist beach this past fall!"

Lynette Killam said...

That was great and I did laugh at all the booby comments!

I did a similar take on my page about a woman walking away. Hope to see you here again...:)

Imagination Lane

Pat said...

I hope learned he shouldn't take his spouse for granted. Good one!