Copyright - Ted Strutz

Copyright – Ted Strutz

Grandma’s cookies are really good, maybe too good. I ate them all and this morning, I woke up with a toothache.

I tried to tell grandma that she was my favorite, that i had always thought she was a nice lady. She took me to the dentist anyway. Now, I’m waiting and wondering …

Maybe there’s still time … to jump out the window, run to the ferry and become a pirate! I’m almost certain there are no dentists on pirate ships!


And the door opened :

-“So, young man, let’s take a look at that tooth; open wide please!”


Sigh! too late!


( 100 words / 0 numerals ; title not included )

The above short story is an entry to a weekly challenge on WordPress called : Friday Fictioneers!

The idea is to write a hundred words short fiction ( flash ) story upon the prompt that is provided by Rochelle under the form of the above picture.


Thanks then to Rochelle whose blog is found here :

and I hope my readers will like it.