Monday, 8 November 2010

Microfiction Monday #56 & #10

Autumn is here and Microfiction Monday is back, here's the photo:


And here's my attempt:

She shivered.

There was definitely a chill in the air.

"I must be getting old", she sighed, "I remember when all this was green."


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And here's the tenth, picture:


Here's my response:

Apart from at Christmastime, Santa didn't expect letters.

The restraining order was a missive too far.

He'd been a very bad boy...

15 comments:

Pat said...

Indeed, in a child's mind, 3 months ago was many years past. Unique and clever take on the photo!

Your second one cracked me up.

EG Wow said...

Hehehe! Age has a way of creeping up on all of us. :)

izzy said...

Good one! time had little meaning for us back then-Thanks

evenstarwen said...

I love the adult mental voice of the little girl! Made me chuckle.

Sylvia K said...

Ah, the feeling of fall and the coming winter can make even little ones feel older! I know just how she feels! Hope you have a great week, Dave!

Sylvia

jabblog said...

I laughed out loud - 'I must be getting old' . . .

septembermom said...

Very interesting take. I enjoyed your microfiction!

Diane said...

A child's perspective is so different! :O)

Strummed Words said...

Missing summer!

hope said...

Ah, the way a kid thinks everything takes FOREVER and then some.

faith said...

Cute take on the MM prompt!

sylviamorice said...

I like the way you managed to get into the mind of a child, where a few months may seem like years...very good MM.
Have a great week. Cheers!

Dave said...

Well I'm a child at heart. Albeit a child with a healthy mistrust of Santa...

Thanks for your input everybody.

karen a. said...

And by Spring she'll be in need of a new wardrobe. Perhaps Santa could help?

Greyscale Territory said...

Even a child may have a sense of time passing and change! And the Santa story is a very creative surprise!