Cold As Ice

Posted on December 21, 2014 9:11 am under Microfiction
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Their intentions were good, but their off-pitch warbling made the whole town grumpy. Even the heavens pelted them with snowballs. (130)

Frozen nose. Frozen toes.
Let’s go home, Dad.
I suppose.
Just one more house. Won’t that be nice?
‘Twas one too many.
Now they’re ice. (140)

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 grumpy.

2 Responses to “Cold As Ice”

  1. Tammy Says:

    Once again, our minds were hanging out in the same neighborhood…but you were much more poetic!

  2. YAM Says:

    Hari OM
    Seasonal ‘takes’ all round then!!! Thank you for providing us with such a variety of provocative prompts and I trust you have a peacefilled and joyous Christmas… YAM xx