Sunday, August 21, 2011

Warning Signs



Today's muse: Succinctly Yours by Grandma's Goulash

The rules: Using the picture and/or word (the word is optional), write a story under 140 characters OR 140 words.

Today's word: Tepid. There is nothing tepid about the message in my story so, needless to say, I decided not to use it.

Today's photo:




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Warning Signs

She didn’t expect the sign to bring help—it was too late for her. She only hoped to warn others; protect them from her life of bondage.


8 comments:

SparkleFarkle said...

I can see it now: book stores flooded with her best-selling autobio, aptly titled, Fit to Be Tied!

Susan Fobes said...

Ooh, a somewhat darker take, but I like it!
BTW-Nice to meet you :)

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

Ooh, creepy and dark and twisted. I love it! Nicely done.

Akelamalu said...

Seems the picture struck our imaginations in the same way. Love your take on it.

Grandma's Goulash said...

Chilling - I love it. Thanks for joining in.

Monica Manning said...

Thanks everyone...especially to the new readers! I recently read Room. It is disturbing on many levels, brilliantly written and finished with the kind of hope only a victim can feel.

Pat said...

Ooh, I like it...dark and creepy. I hope the Criminal Minds unit is on this pronto.

Helen said...

Very creepy!

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