Caught Red Handed

Posted on March 30, 2014 10:19 am under Microfiction
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Someday, fashion designer, Matilda, would be applauded for her innovative use of color and texture. Childhood was not that time. (131)

Dennis The Menace might be tough competition, but The Red Menace was up to the challenge. (89)

Initially dismayed, Fuzzy grew to enjoy his vivid third color. Barbie was taken into protective custody and began a new life as a red head. (139)

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 menace.

6 Responses to “Caught Red Handed”

  1. YAM Says:

    Hari OM
    Heheh, yup, whichever way you look at it the doll’s a dodo!! YAM xx

  2. YAM Says:

    …addendum…thanks for ‘headsup’ as I thought I had altered the whole thing to the lighter shade but clearly the click and run didn’t obey! Thank you for the visit and I am greatly enjoying joining in. YAM xx

  3. Grandma Says:

    Thanks so much for making that change.

  4. Pat Says:

    We were thinking along the same lines about the girl becoming a fashionista. I’m still chuckling inside my head over your third one. Great trio today!

  5. Jim Says:

    Thanks, GMa ~~ You got an early start this week and did really good. I say the first is the best.
    A bit late here as we made a run to north Louisiana over the weekend to visit SIL and hubby.
    I like the red idea, I suppose this is a halfway-famous painting. Beats me?

  6. Tammy Says:

    Hee hee! These are all wonderful!!