On the stairs

There was no way I was heading back into the house. Someone had to come out and find me.

Then they would apologise, cuddle me and promise to get me a large bowl of raspberry ice- cream.

Planting my tiny butt firmly on the garden steps, I waited for my apology just like the little girl in the movie.

… 10 minutes

Footsteps approaching. Yes victory is near.

“Mary … Mary move!

What?! Typical of my family.

“There’s a snake on the tree.”

Like a flash of lightning I returned to the house.

I’ll sulk on my bed next time, thank you.

PHOTO PROMPT © Amy Reese
Copyright Amy Reese

 

In response to Friday fictioneers writing challenge hosted by Rochelle.  The picture was provided by Amy Reese and the task is to write a 100 words story inspired by it. Thanks Rochelle for hosting it, thank you for stopping by… do click on the link to read other stories.

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