The office was too small. They’d just employed a bunch of temps and crammed them into the corner by the window.
‘Check this out!’ shouted Jeremy, pointing outside. Everyone but Julia rushed to the window. She just rolled her eyes.
She never liked short men. Jeremy and his brother were only 6 inches tall. She had a good two inches over both of them.
But when Jeremy and Simon began clambering over the temps, Julia stretched her slender wooden body across the room to have a look.
‘Is that it? A bearded man? And he’s not even using a proper computer!’
Today’s Friday Fictioneers is a #replyfiction to Mr Binks’ The Bearded Giant. To understand my piece, you might like to go there first.Follow @jessieansons
Friday Fictioneers is a challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image. For more information see: http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/25-july-2014/
33 responses to “Two short men (Friday Fictioneers)”
It’s always fun to piggy-back stories with a friend, isn’t it? Now I’m really afraid to open my utensil drawer. 😉
Thanks Rochelle… and we didn’t even get to Roger the can-opener!
That sounds so wrong to my deviant ears.
Haha Binks… it took me a while but I just got there! !
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Leave Roger out of it… I won’t hear a word said against him, not in my kitchen. Nice one Jessie.
Thanks Sandra. Not another word will be spoken of Roger…
Haha great response story Jessie. Especially love the comments 🙂
Thank you! Glad you liked it (and the comments)
Jessie, Good continuation. That is one busy kitchen. Funny and well written. 🙂 —Susan
Thank you Susan. The kitchen is the heart of the home 🙂
Ha! Great continuation of Mr. Bink’s story. And the title! Well done.
Great reply, Jessie. I love the tall, willowy chopstick looking down on the short cutlery. Does she have a twin? 🙂
Haha why in fact she does!
Loved this!! Especially reading the story that inspired it. 🙂
Thank you! The two go together like a knife and fork 🙂
Slender ‘wooden body’ indeed! Of course I had to go read Mr Bink’s story to figure out where in the hell you were coming from… Good one, Jessie!
Thanks Ted. It would be rather confusing as a standalone piece… but I couldn’t help myself!
So funny, especially when you connect it with Mr.Binks story.
Thanks for reading!
I think Apple’s likely to sue you for that last remark, Jessie.
Haha Janet… I’m glad you picked up on that little line 🙂
I followed the story over, now I’m really scared to death of all tablewear! Bearded guys too…
So true Perry! I’m very cautious opening drawers now…
Very clever and witty take on the prompt, Jessie. I really had to think about it though – which is good!
Thanks Di for reading! Looking forward to your next one too 🙂
Jessie, read Mr. Binks too – so clever and yes, witty too. Good duo. Thanks, Nan 🙂
Than you Nan! Glad you liked the duo 🙂
The horrors of the flatware drawer are coming alive this week.
Haha I know! Thanks for reading 🙂
Between this story and Mr Binks there are so many layers I’m getting a headache. Great stuff.
Thanks for reading and I hope that headache went away 🙂