Twittering Tales #140 – 11 June 2019 — Be gone!

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Be Gone!
Joe stood outside Witch Em’s hut with a bouquet of flowers each morn as Em let her cat out. He promised daily flowers until she agreed to marry him. On day 1, Em was irritated at the intrusion and told Joe to leave. On day 30, she flung her arm and said, “Be gone, bird brain!”
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Kat is the host of Twittering Tales.  Kat says:
I like a good ghost story…do tell, or maybe your tale is about ravens or sunflowers…or black dresses and has nothing at all to do with ghosts. Whatever you see here, just try to keep your character count under 280 characters or less. I’ll see you at the Roundup next week! Have fun! 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

22 Comments Add yours

  1. Kat Myrman says:

    Looks as though Witch Em will never get rid of him now that he has wings! Nice take on the prompt! 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      lol true. Thanks, Kat!

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  2. Sadje says:

    This is good!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks, Sadje!

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      1. Sadje says:

        Welcome 👍

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  3. Dad4Gracie says:

    I love the story you came up with to match the photo!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you very much, it was a fun one to write and tricky to get the whole story in within 280 characters 🙂

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      1. Dad4Gracie says:

        For what it’s worth, I think your best writing is when you are limited like that, like with your poems. And that may be true for everyone because the limitations force us to choose our words more carefully. I once did a blog where each post was based on one graphic and 50 words. That was it. It really forced me to consider my words and sentences very carefully. (Often painfully so!)

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        1. msjadeli says:

          Thank you for your feedback. I do several where I’m limited by form, characters, or words. This one is by far the shortest. It’s more like a thoughtbyte than anything.

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  4. ron877 says:

    Loved the story. Did Joe bring sunflowers every day? Aren’t sunflowers wild, as in not expensive? Must be the thought that counts.
    Are people who give flowers by definition “stalkers?”

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    1. msjadeli says:

      I’m not sure if he brought the same kind. You can get sunflowers at the florist, but maybe only certain varieties? I would consider a person doing what Joe was doing as stalking, which is taking a “normal” gesture to the extreme.

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  5. badfinger20 says:

    Hey… I have a stupid question. I’ve talked to you forever but…I think your name is Linda…but I’ve seen you call another person Linda but I was afraid to say it and be wrong…is your name Linda?

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      1. badfinger20 says:

        See! I would have felt like a fool. I do now but I was never sure. I’ve seen Lisa before also… Sorry and thank you…Now I know for sure.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      My name is Lisa, but my nickname is Li. I’m fine with either one.

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      1. badfinger20 says:

        Ok…I am an idiot… why did I think it was Linda? Anyway now I know…

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        1. msjadeli says:

          You’re not an idiot lol

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          1. badfinger20 says:

            Well I am terrible with names…Lisa

            I got it!

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            1. msjadeli says:

              You can always think of that song, I’m not Lisa, but you sing it, She’s not Linda…. lmao

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              1. badfinger20 says:

                LOL

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