Flash Fiction # 269

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot


Ten in the bed, and the little one said, “Roll over!  Roll over.”
They all rolled over, and one fell out.

We started with a double bed.  I don’t like the word “Obese.” Good eating made us corpulent, so we bought a Queen-sized.

We had a dog, which was not allowed on the bed, then we got two puppies who were allowed up, but are no longer puppies.  Recently, a cold and lonely cat has added himself to the nightly pile.

There’s hardly room for my legs, and it’s almost impossible to roll over.  Somebody move, before I fall out.


Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story.

25 thoughts on “Flash Fiction # 269

  1. James McEwan says:

    Happy families and their pets usually get taken over by their emotions.

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  2. Rivergirl says:

    It’s funny how the older we get we more we need. I had a single bed as a teenager, a full size when newly married. A queen now, and am thinking about a king for the next purchase.

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  3. That’s cute. I love it.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Bill says:

    A vision to make me smile. Thanks. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Nowadays I’m a single bloke in a single bed and I don’t miss those sharing days at all! Nice one.

    Here’s mine!

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  6. ahtdoucette says:

    Aw… There’s plenty of room! But yeah, the human might need their own bed too. 😉

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  7. Bear says:

    Great story! Happy Thanksgiving!


  8. GHLearner says:

    Heh, good for you. You won’t be cold.


  9. Dear Archon,

    I loved the progression of bed sharing. 😀




  10. I’ve been listening to Tarzan audiobooks, and he sleeps sitting up in a tree to avoid jungle animals.


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