Saturday Stuff

Painful Memories

I stared.

“Wow. That house is small. And old … and ugly,” my friend said.

I swallowed.

“Are you ready?”

I shivered.

We walked up the stairs and across the porch, being careful to avoid the rotting planks.

The door creaked as we pushed it open.

I heard rustling from deep within the bowels of the dark house.

“Rats,” my buddy whispered.

I shuddered.

My buddy walked through the door. “Ready?”

I whimpered.

My tormentor grabbed my shirt and yanked me forward; I tripped over my feet.

The chair dominated the small room.

“Weird,” said my friend. “Why does that chair have barbed wire?”

I fainted.





Write up to 100 words …

This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in italics.

13 thoughts on “Painful Memories”

  1. The shame chair…. Wonder where I could get one of those? I work with juvenile offenders who could (possibly) be intimidated by something like that..tee-hee. I enjoyed reading your take on this week’s prompt.

  2. Oh my ouchy! I hope that isn’t a chair from someone’s world! But that house just rocks for me….oh I’d love to have something like that and just get out the paint…and well probably a few nails or a new board here or…but the potential! it’s lovely!

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