100WW — One Sick Puppy

B6B36ED4-FCBA-4AB6-A29C-5C2EA5553A8F“Tina, I carved our initials and a heart in this tree,” Matt said.

Tina looked closely at the carved letters in the tree’s trunk. “What does ‘MAIV’ stand for?”

“That’s me, Matt Anderson the fourth,” he said proudly.

“And ‘TSWV’?”

“Tina Susan Wilson,” Matt said. “But I screwed up the carving a little.”

“And ‘NYIAJ’?”

“New York in April,” Matt explained. “Remember last April? The ‘J’ was supposed to be an exclamation mark, but I screwed that up, too.”

“And the red color?”

“I accidentally sliced my finger, so I painted the letters with my blood.”

“You’re one sick puppy.”

Written for Bikurgurl’s 100 Word Wednesday prompt.

5 thoughts on “100WW — One Sick Puppy

  1. Sadje February 21, 2019 / 3:11 am

    And he in the most recent in a long line of tree carvers. A good story.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Pingback: Mystery History

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.