Five sentence stories

Month: April, 2014

Self determination

Two elderly ladies talk to each other on the bus into town.

“She said to me “what do you want to do today?” and I said “I don’t know”. I’m used to people saying “you need to do this, oh you must, oh you should”. So when she asked me what I wanted to do I told her, I wanted to sit on the swing. So I went into the garden and sat on the swing.”

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The sleepwalker

“You called me a monster.”

“A monster?”

“Am I?”

“Do you only listen to me when I’m sleeping? …

 … Yes, you are.”

Poolside

“Whvat avre yvovu dvoivng novw?”

I took out my earplugs.

“Drying myself.”

“After.”

“Going out.”