Image by Monika Schmidt from Pixabay “They brought me in to catch a rat; imagine that! I have never felt so berated, insulted,humiliated. Catch pests? What, me? I would never even hurt a flea. I am only used to packaged cat food:wholesome, nutritious, delicious !” Written for : In Other Words RULES: Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less Use the picture … Continue reading “Delicious”

In Other Words, peanut butter… – Patricia’s Place

“Thank you kind person for hanging up this lovely treat for me. But I am not on Keto or Atkins or any other low carb diet. Polly wants a cracker with her peanut butter. “ Image by Mabel Amber, still incognito… from Pixabay     Written for: 5 LINES OR LESS, CHALLENGE, IN OTHER WORDS, WHATEVER!   RULES: Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less Use the picture and/or the word(s) peanut butter as inspiration … Continue reading In Other Words, peanut butter… – Patricia’s Place

Waiting for a haircut….

Mrs. Sheep and her Lambikin were waiting for the MSU (Mobile Shearing Unit) but Lambikin had butterflies in her tummy as this would be her first time. A fashionably dressed young woman passed by wearing a chunky pullover in a beautiful cable design, quite appropriate for this cold morning. She had styled it with tapered denim jeans, ankle high boots and a handbag on a … Continue reading Waiting for a haircut….

A Sustainable Celebration

For my parents wedding anniversary, we had a big family picnic on the beach. We pulled out all the stops with the food and the cake. We played games, listened to music and went beachcombing for shells and driftwood. But the best part was that before the party broke up, we collected all the litter in huge trashbags that we had brought with us. This … Continue reading A Sustainable Celebration

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Chinese Whisper

“I am getting married,” Pam said in a hushed voice to her colleague and best buddy, Lynn; “but keep it to yourself for now. Jim and I haven’t even told our parents yet.” “Don’t worry ! I won’t tell anyone,” Lynn reassured her, and later told her neighbour, who told her boyfriend, who told his buddy, who told his girlfriend, who told her sister Anna. … Continue reading Chinese Whisper

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The Power of the Written Word

The Power of the Written Word Picking up a book at random, Flipping casually through its pages, You are so riveted by a word or phrase, That you are compelled to read on. Such is the power of the written word. Written for In Other Words. 5 Lines or Less, challenge, In Other Words, whatever! In Other Words, random… Posted on February 20, 2019 Write a story … Continue reading The Power of the Written Word