Finding A Cure

Posted on August 27, 2012 8:36 am under Microfiction
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“Will is so depressed that he has turned to drink, Pa.”

“No, he’s depressed that the bottle is empty”, Pa responded omnisciently. (130);


In those days, there was just one cure for a migraine, but Dr. Pick was happy to make a house call. (100)


“Will it hurt, doctor?”

“Just for a second. No patient has ever complained.” (77)

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 omniscient.

3 Responses to “Finding A Cure”

  1. Anthony North Says:

    Ah yes, empty bottles can leave you dry.

  2. Jim Says:

    GMa, I love your ‘doctor’ theme. The other, empty bottle dilema, do you think it was a relative was giving the answer?

  3. Pat Says:

    Three funny ones, Grandma! I chuckled most at the last one with the “doctor” carrying two pickaxes and saying that no patient had ever complained about pain.