Monday, 26 September 2011

Succinctly Yours - A Microfiction Meme #26

Grandma at Grandma's Goulash provides a picture and a word prompt for this Microfiction Meme and the rules are use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words.

Want more challenge? Use the word of the week in your story. This part is optional.

This week's word is MIRED here's the picture and my offering using the picture and word of the week  in 140 characters, including spaces and punctuation.

They were having great fun playing in the leaves.

Little did they know what lurked beneath,

until they became mired in it a few minutes later.


Cloudia said...


Warm Aloha from Waikiki;

Comfort Spiral

> < } } ( ° >


Beach Bum said...


With my luck it would have been dog poo.

Valerie said...

Could have been anything... Yuk!

Finding Pam said...

I was thinking there was a snake underneath all those leaves. I sure hope not. Please tell us the answer?

G-Man said...


Banker Chick said...

I was thinking snakes too.

Empress Bee (of the high sea) said...

scares me! ha ha ha

smiles, bee

Daryl said...

Cue the music from JAWS ....

Akelamalu said...

Could be Cloudia ;)

That would be my luck too Beach LOL

Indeed it could Valerie

I'll leave it to your imagination Pam ;)

Maybe G-man

It could be snakes BankerChick

It scares me too Bee LOL

You think there's water under there Daryl?

Anonymous said...

Leaf it out!

Ron said...

"until they became mired in it a few minutes later."

OMG...that gave me CHILLS!

BRILLIANT one as usual, m'dear!

I don't know HOW you come up with these! You are beyond clever!

Have a great week.....X

Mike Golch said...

I remember doing that as i got older,it was fun just to shuffle my feel in the falling leaves.

A Lady's Life said...

Oh ya! Dangerous stuff.
Wonder what's underneath?
This is so much fun!

Mama Zen said...

Oh, clever one!

MorningAJ said...

Oh yeuck! Who's doing the laundry?

Pat said...

Eeeuw! Was it a d.b?

Kay L. Davies said...

Ooh, scary!

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

Helen said...

Oh now I'm wondering what lies beneath! ^__^

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

Yikes! That conjures up everything from doggy doo to quicksand or thick mud. Nice one!

Akelamalu said...

LOL nice pun Dumdad :)

Thankyou Ron, so glad you enjoyed it.

Yes, or scooping them up and throwing them in the air Mike :)

Could be anything under there Lady's Life ;)

Cheers Mama Zen x

Not me AJ! LOL

Who knows Pat LOL

The unknown always is Kay!

Me too Helen LOL

Or something more sinister Lisa!

Dianne said...

but what is underneath!?
don't leave it to my imagination because nothing good comes when I'm left on my own ;)

Flowerpot said...

Something springs to mind instantly and it isnt pleasant!

Akelamalu said...

Well it could be anything but if you want me to hazard a guess Dianne I'd say Aliens!

What springs to your mind Flowerpot?

Grandma's Goulash said...

Sounds like a very sticky situation! Nicely done.

cheshire wife said...

Trust something to spoil their fun!

Akelamalu said...

Thanks Grandma :)

Always the case isn't it Cheshire Wife? ;)

Travis Cody said...

Uh-oh. Is this the beginning or a horror movie?