Don’t Pen Me In – 100 Word Tale

“Gather round youngins. Hear the story when we saved farmer Brown’s a….”

“‘Apples’, right Lester?”

“That would be what I was to say. This here trashed building is a testament to your great, great, who knows how great, grandmama. One Henrietta Leghorn who had the b…”

“‘Brains’, Lester?”

“Yes, right, the brains to know the value of a good meal and fresh air. None of that maximize space sh…”

“‘Show’, Lester?”

“Words out of my mouth, dear Matilda. Pure profit. Good life for all. Henrietta led us to free range glory, walls be d….”

“Down, right Lester?”

“Right, of course.”

PHOTO PROMPT © Bill Reynolds


Took a humorous twist to today’s photo prompt from Rochelle Wisoff- Fields’ Friday Fictioneers. Hope you get a chuckle from my chicken speech. Best, Clare.

28 responses to “Don’t Pen Me In – 100 Word Tale”

  1. Wonderful, so funny. These two are a great couple.

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  2. Love it! Matilda seems to know Lester well since she is on the spot with the preemptive censoring.

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    1. Thanks David! It was a fun one to write.

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  3. I love the dialogue.
    LOL!

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  4. Lester would save some time if he’d clean up his speech :). And he’d save some aggravation, too!

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  5. This brought a smile! Thank you. Great take on the prompt.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it!

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  6. I see. Those pious country folk just won’t accept ‘fowl’ language, or clucking around with their bulls…
    I could only laugh out loud.

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    1. I love the reciprocal humor!

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  7. That was great, Clare!

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    1. Thanks Dale!

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  8. A euphemistic story well told. 🙂

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  9. Brilliant, you had me completing the words out loud – sorry neighbours!

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    1. Your comment gave me a laugh! Thanks.

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  10. Dear Clare,

    Cute story with more cluck for our buck. 😉 Nicely done from a unique point of view.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. Many thanks, Rochelle!

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  11. Funny! Nice and amusing. LIke it a lot.

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  12. Funny! Great imagination. Enjoyed it.

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    1. Thank you, glad you liked it.

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  13. I bet Lester wanted tell Henrietta to, “Shut the f….. ront door.” 😉 Funny story, Clare!

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    1. Glad you enjoyed the humor!

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  14. I observe some censoring there for young audience. Fun story

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    1. Thanks Vartika!

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  15. Amusing take, nicely done 🙂

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    1. Thanks Iain!

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  16. Chicken Kiev speech?

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    1. Cute comment!

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