Twittering Tales — Pug in a Towel

3C37B976-D51E-4671-B3F6-8D57018ACE74They said he’d been traumatized before he was dropped off at the shelter wrapped in a towel.

They said he would need patience and understanding from a loving family.

They said it would take some time.

They didn’t say he’d wrap himself in that old towel and whimper all the time.

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Written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales prompt. Photo credit: Matthew Henry at Unsplash.com.

Twittering Tales — Foiled Again

CBE288FF-C485-4C33-9008-EDCC77DAEEA4The detective stood patiently waiting in the cold rain. As the train pulled up to the platform, he flicked his cigarette aside.

But he knew, as soon as he saw the cop who was escorting the prisoner get off the train alone, that the bastard he’d been pursuing had foiled him again.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Pexel2013 at Pixabay.com.

Twittering Tales — My New Bar

352C2F55-CA2F-4D45-9C71-B8528D3EE771“So what are you going to call your new bar?” David asked.

“This Is It,” Ben said.

“This is what?” David asked.

“My new bar.”

“You’re calling your new bar ‘My New Bar’?”

“No. This Is It!”

“Fine, if you don’t want to tell me, don’t. I can never get a straight answer out of you, anyway.”

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Written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales prompt. Photo credit: Johnathan Basquez at Unsplash.com.

Twittering Tales — Otherwise

E7311388-3A1D-4818-863C-8A203FB666A1“Why do you sleep with so many pillows?” his girlfriend asked. “You have only one head.”

“I need two behind my head,” he said. “Otherwise I’ll get dizzy. I need one in the small of my back. Otherwise I’ll get a backache. And one beneath my knees. Otherwise my feet will swell up.”

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Jay Mantri @ Pixabay.com.

Twittering Tales — Damn Tourists

0B14A2EB-FE1D-4618-95B9-0603F9CD7CB3I hate them. The tourists. Always stopping me on the street, asking me how to get to here or there. Do I look like a freakin’ tour guide? Haven’t they ever heard of Google Maps? Type in the name of where you want to go and it shows you a detailed map directing you there. Sheesh!

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Written for the Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Gavilla @ Pixabay.com.