Twittering Tales — Taken Too Literally

EF3C241D-16E1-42A9-A3D9-136E5286270D“What is that?” Franklin asked his son when he saw that the small tree in their backyard was covered with shoes draped over its bare branches.

“I made a present for you, Pop,” the boy said. “I heard you tell Mom the other day that you needed a new shoe tree. Well, there it is!”

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Written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales prompt. Top photo credit: PDPhotos @

12 thoughts on “Twittering Tales — Taken Too Literally

  1. Kat Myrman September 25, 2018 / 5:49 am

    Haha! Brilliant! The son’s understanding got a bit lost in the translation, but I am reminded with gifts it is the thought (and the effort) that make this gift so very special. 🙂

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          • Sight11 September 25, 2018 / 7:23 pm

            And I was an idiot. I’m not denying it, still am and that’s what I hate about myself.

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            • Fandango September 25, 2018 / 10:45 pm

              Oh stop. You are not an idiot. You’re very bright and you write poetry that is fascinating. So quit being so self-critical.

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