a story in 101 words

By manunkind

My darling will be ten tomorrow. He is asleep at the moment. He flickers his eyelashes sometimes, he must be having good dreams. While he sleeps, I bake a cake, a chocolate one. I ice it in white. He’s color blind, so I figure white will stand out. The smell awakens him. He looks up at me; I can tell that he knows I’m up to something. What escapes his sleepy honeyed gaze, eyes bursting with love like broken teddy bear seams and Christmas? He doesn’t know it yet, but tomorrow will be special. Ten is real old for a dog.

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© 2005 voix de femme
Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2005.     Filed under: "Short Story"
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  • Dei On Monday, June 19, 2006, Dei (666)By person wrote:

    haha. Awe. Hun, you shouldnt feed chocolate to a dog. . . haha

  • A former member wrote: Well you had me thinking the whole time that it was about a child but "A DOG" that was clever. I like it definite 10

  • WinterGrave On Wednesday, December 7, 2005, WinterGrave (258)By person wrote:

    vary nice.~~~Grave

  • A former member wrote: Well... I hope you had much fun with singing "Happy birthday"

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