Tough Shoes To Fill

Posted on June 21, 2014 12:55 pm under Microfiction
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Thumbelina prayed for a seismic upheaval to hurl her from the malodorous depths of the boots. (93)

Joe studied his Father’s Day work boots and knew he’d soon be mowing green instead of putting on it. Whatever happened to ties? (127)

Bob claimed he was preserving the tread on his boots, but everyone knew he was just plain lazy. (95)

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This week’s word was upheaval.

2 Responses to “Tough Shoes To Fill”

  1. Jim Says:

    :) Hi GMa ~~ Perhaps your third fellow isn’t married. Bachelors keep their shoes in the most unusual, BUT HANDY, places. In #2, Mom probably got a new vacuum cleaner for Mother’s Day. It comes around.

  2. Judy Sheldon-Walker Says:

    I liked the last one best. I got a chuckle out of it.