Stairway To Heaven

Posted on July 29, 2012 12:01 am under Microfiction
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She’d had no fear of death, envisioning a stairway that led straight to heaven. She had never anticipated the “No Entry” sign. (128)

St. Peter hid behind a cloud, chuckling at the stunned faces. Surely one of them would remember that it was April 1st. (121)

A horse lover enjoyed a 5-star meal, then died from shock after learning it was a foliate. (91)

Didn’t get my atrocious misuse of this week’s word? Try reading it out loud.

My video this week couldn’t be anything except Led Zeppelin’s Stairway To Heaven.

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was foliate.

7 Responses to “Stairway To Heaven”

  1. Anthony North Says:

    Excellently done. Enjoyed them. And as Led Zep are my favourite rock band, full marks! Indeed, I have that clip on a DVD compilation of their concerts.

  2. Pat Says:

    I didn’t see “foliate” listed as a noun in the dictionary, so I was confused at first until I took your hint and read it aloud. Then I cracked up. That Saint Peter–he’s such a jokester. And so are you. Three funny ones today, Grandma!

  3. kaykuala Says:

    Chuckles Grandma! Light moments on serious matters. Can never be better than that! Enjoyed them!


  4. Kay L. Davies Says:

    Eeuuww, a bad pun, Grandma. My husband would love it.

  5. Jim Says:

    I thought it was a good pun, GMa! To bad though that it was a it was a foliate.

    My guy dropped off to the other way.

  6. Akelamalu Says:

    You and I were on the same lines on the first one. Loved the April Fool take and the pun on the last one – genius!

  7. jinksy Says:

    91 was neat! I gave a horse laugh when I read it…