The Baker

Posted on April 22, 2013 3:37 pm under Microfiction
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I know times are tough, but I suspect you’ve got stolen dough in your backpack. I hope you’ll rise to the occasion and confess your crime. (139)

I sent you to the store, so why are you staring at the water? Did you get everything that I knead? (99)

You fed the entire batch of bread to the ducks? I’m gonna punch you down, girl. (80)

No, I don’t think your brain is filled with sawdust. The last time the doctor used his Welch Allyn otoscope, he could only see flour. (134)

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 knead.

2 Responses to “The Baker”

  1. Anthony North Says:

    Great fun trio. One of them seems to have unresolved aggression in the last 😉

  2. Pat Says:

    “Rise,” “knead,” “punch down”….you hit three of the main aspects of bread-making, Grandma, one in each story. Kudos to you! You have a very clever threesome; my fave is the punch down one.