Monday, December 6, 2010

Microfiction Monday #60: A Grave Matter



At first perplexed by the tilted tombstone,
his heirs realized this was bound to happen
with the many times father had rolled over
in his grave




Micro-fiction Monday is a fun, weekly meme hosted by Susan over at Stony RiverShe provides the photo prompt and we provide the "micro-fiction", which is limited to 140 characters total. Please check out the link for some truly phenomenal stories and prose.


32 comments:

Cheryl said...

I'm still laughing. What a great imagination you have Polly. Really well done.

Kat said...

This made me laugh out loud Polly. I loved this! Kat

SouthLakesMom said...

Excellent! What a great take!

J. Kwiatkowski said...

Oh, fantastic! lol

Doctor FTSE said...

At last! A clever one!

Jenny said...

Polly! Wow! I love this!

izzy said...

explains it perfectly! thanks-

Peggy said...

Very clever take, loved it!

nimaruichi said...

I was wondering at the tilt! :)

nimaruichi said...

I was wondering at the tilt! :)

EG Wow said...

OH! So that's why some headstones tilt! :))

Brian Miller said...

teehee...yes that might just be why...smiles.

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

Haha! I can see someone saying that with one brow raised, very tongue in cheek. Love it!

KB said...

Hehe. Love it!

Kathleen said...

Oh. My. Goodness. Is it disrectful to laugh this much over the site of a tombstone??

sylviamorice said...

LOL--how often have we heard that expression--and now you offer a great explanation of the damage 'rolling over' can cause over time.
Have a wonderful week. Cheers!

Madeleine said...

ROFL! That's brilliant! :O)

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Makes you wonder what the Family was doing to have Poor Father keep rolling over in his Grave. Very Nice.

Pat said...

I laughed the most at this one and I'm still laughing!! Superb MM!!!

quilly said...

Oh yeah! I am surprised my Gram's tombstone doesn't look like that! Thanks for the chuckle.

hedgewitch said...

Perfect, er..turn of phrase? Nice take.

Diane said...

One of my favorites for the week, Great job! :O)

Susan Fobes said...

You did the lean! LOL!

Ms.Daisy said...

I laughed right out loud...it was such an unexpected pleasure to see your ending! LOVED it!



~Jean

moondustwriter said...

Lotta rocking and rolling in that graveyard

nice MFM Polly

thanks for the visit

Margaret said...

Hey that is so funny - and so clever! Good one!

Ellen Brickley said...

I love this one! Very funny!

Dianne said...

perfect!! I can picture the stone tilting a wee bit more each time he rolls LOL

I read the post above
lovely sentiments about Christmas and I agree that the children shouldn't need to buy new clothes for a concert

Suz said...

Now that was funny!I loved the lastest blog posting...how I remember those days
and yes I still ask carry you lord
what a gem

Akelamalu said...

Great take on the pic, very witty!

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

Brilliant!
I laughed out loud
Ahh Polly, thank you.

Big hugs!
B xx

Scott said...

lol clever indeed!

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