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Food and lodgings included (Friday Fictioneers)

Image by Jennifer Pendergast at http://elmowrites.wordpress.com/

Image by Jennifer Pendergast at http://elmowrites.wordpress.com/

FOR RENT: Spacious room with a view. Enquire within.

Mr Bottomsworth fell in love from the moment he saw the arched entranceway. Inside was perfect for tea parties and his cousins lived just down the hall.

And what a great landlord! Thoughtful enough to leave him some supper the very night he moved in. A big chunk of cheese right by his door.

He tucked his tail into his best dinner suit, smoothed down his whiskers and slipped out through the hole.

That first bite was magnificent.

Thwap!

Oh.

FOR RENT: Spacious room with a view. Enquire within.

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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/2014/05/28/30-may-2014

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The darkness above the lights (Friday Fictioneers)

Image by Ken Bonham at http://wmqcolby.wordpress.com/

Image by Ken Bonham at http://wmqcolby.wordpress.com/

Hidden in the darkness above the lights and perched on a dusty beam he watches her perform. She throws her body across the wooden floor: the passion, the pain, the sorrow of lost love.
Next to him sits a little grey mouse.
They wait for the audience to leave.
Then, the mouse scurries along the beam and hops to the floor, hoping to find something to eat.
He swings down too, hoping to catch her before she leaves. Hoping to tell her how he feels.
Hoping to find dropped food.
Hoping to find lost love.
But they find neither.

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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/2014/03/25/28-march-2014/

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Want to read more from Jessie Ansons? Check my post on our recent trip to Singapore called Is travelling with a baby difficult? Not necessarily… 

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