Quibbling or Nibbling?

Sunday, June 22, 2014





She signed up on ten matchmaking sights
With never a nibble
And now she was anxious to meet her match
Even if he looked like dribble

26/129

OR..

Never anything more than a nibble
But he had no time to quibble
He'd catch a ride back into town
Where some real fish could be found

27/129

OR..


She took a big bite
Then just a nibble
It was time to move on
Not time to quibble
Then there he stood
Just outside her window...

27/124

Grandma offers a weekly micro-fiction challenge called succinctly yours. She provides the photo and we provide our imagination in writing a short story of 140 characters or words or less. Our bonus word is "nibble". How low can you go?


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These Boots aren't Walking

Sunday, June 15, 2014





The abusive relationship caused emotional distraught
He stacked his boots in an effort not to be caught

17/102

OR..

He stacked the boots
Like details in life
Ever so perfect
Matching his wife
Knowing she was leaving
Caused him distress
An upheaval ..a mess!

25/136

OR

Hidden in plain sight
Was the best way
He'd never find them
While on display
'Membering the upheaval caused
Now he'd think his boots were lost

26/138

Grandma has outdone herself this week with her challenge.  The photo above requires a story containing 140 characters/words or less. The bonus word is "upheaval."  You can see that I didn't work it into the first poem. Visit Grandma at succinctly yours and see how low you can go. 

Thanks for your visit. Take care and God bless!





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