Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Microfiction Muse #22: Mental Checklist

(Photo courtesy of Muse participant Deanna)


cyanide in his coffee
arsenic in his ale
hemlock in his herbal "stash"
anthrax in his mail
hit man hired to finish the job
this plan dare not fail!

(138)

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Micro-fiction Muse involves writing a very short story (up to 140 characters max-including spaces) based upon a photo prompt. Diane Estrella is our host for this weekly meme. Please be sure to visit her blog for complete rules and to visit other participants. 

14 comments:

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

You've found a great angle to match that photo and worked it like a pro. She does look intensely determined. Nice twisty take!

Cheryl said...

This. is. awesome.

Diane said...

It just sounds so innocent and sweeter with a little rhyme thrown in there, ya know??!?!?!

Have a super week and hugs! :O)

Jephy's Mom said...

I love the last line!

Pelican Joe said...

Should I be scared?

Jenny said...

You gotta love a thorough hit man! I can almost see this as a Steve Martin movie!

Brian Miller said...

well now i may just stay in doors today...

Eric 'Bubba' Alder said...

I worry about you sometimes, Polly. LOL!

Jeanette Levellie said...

Excellent! Brilliant! But she looks so serene...

Monkey Man said...

Yikes!! I'll remember to stay on your good side.

Pat said...

Talk about over-kill!! I laughed a lot at this over-the-top dark humor, Polly. And the rhyming scheme is brilliant!

Kathleen said...

LOVE it!!

Christine said...

she's sounding a tad desperate, although looking calm and demur wearing pearls no doubt

Sue said...

Well done, Polly!

=)
Sue

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