Monday, September 06, 2010

microfiction Monday - A New Fairy Tale

boat
My Story:

 "Hallo" called the Prince.
"Please come back to me Little Mermaid.
I made a terrible mistake.
The Princess, my wife, doesn't understand me." 
0 - green butterfly
microfiction Monday:
Write a story in 140 characters
using the picture Susan provides as inspiration.
0 - green butterfly

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35 comments:

  1. Oh, it doesn't happen to mermaids, too!!!! I love it! What a great one for the day, Nessa! Hope you have a great Labor Day Monday!

    Sylvia

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  2. The Little Mermaid may not come back to him, but I think he may soon be joining her ....

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  3. This is great fun. I like it and I love the 140 character idea that goes with a picture.

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  4. I think he's going to get the deep six LOL. Very well done. :) Have a great Labor Day :)

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  5. Love your wonderful imagination! Mine is so much more boring and would have told me; "Yay, I am about to be hit by a giant wave!" Much more pragmatic, less romantic.;))
    Have a splendid Monday,
    xoxo

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  6. i would say it is a mistake indeed...and once kind neptune hears about it the waves will only get bigger...

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  7. Hehehe! Poor prince has a very common problem, eh?

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  8. oOooOO I love this! Awesome job and great thinking!

    JM

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  9. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned - mermaids, too, but they can do more damage! Great take :-)

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  10. Poor Chap, he must really be desperate for his Mermaid to go out in a storm like that. I can only imagine what The Princess was really like.

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  11. A new twist on the fairy tale! I loved it.

    Have a wonderful week x

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  12. That's a dangerous misunderstanding :-)
    I like it.

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  13. Nessa;

    Those mermaids can sure carry a grudge when they want to. If I were the prince, I would paddle quickly back to the princess.
    Loved your take my friend. So nice for me to be back and reading all these lovely stories.

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  14. So the Sea becomes judge and jury. :)

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  15. A familiar story, except this time with a mermaid. I loved it!
    Have a great week ahead. Cheers!

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  16. Too late now. That poor mermaid is bubbles.

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  17. Yep, those wives never seem to understand. So glad this one's going to get what's coming to him!

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  18. misunderstanding is the source of much evil. this could be what andersen wanted to write but didn't dare...

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  19. Oh, those fickle princess mermaids...you just can't get through to them. Maybe now he will meet a real woman.

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  20. how funny u r,
    beautiful humor,
    romantic micro-fiction.

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  21. What happened to the mermaid the Prince fell in love with? Nothing, just time.

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  22. Oooooo... me thinks "too little, too late"...

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  23. Good one, Nessa. Where have I heard that line before? :)
    ..

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  24. Ha! They always try to pin it on the non-understanding wife.

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  25. That picture looks like a wood carving.

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  26. Nice one, Nessa! You are so good at this. Love it.

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  27. He looks rather Little Prince-ish, but I didn't know he had married...and didn't he learn from the pilot about being faithful? Sheesh!

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  28. Sylvia K: Unfortunately, mermaids only get one chance to get it right.

    quilly: Yes, he too will be one with the water.

    agrigirl: Make sure you join in the fun in the future.

    Thom: To the botton of the sea with ya’.

    Zuzana: I am practicing not blocking my original thoughts.

    Brian Miller: Neptune is one mad daddy.

    EG Wow: One he created himself.

    Jillien: Thanks.

    jabblog: Water and its creatures are very powerful.

    Deborah: Thank-you.

    Bill ~ {The Old Fart}: The Princess may be a real harpie or the Prince may not have made a well informed chice.

    Ellie: Always see what happens after the “happily ever after.”

    anthonynorth: Yes, indeedie.

    Peggy: The Prince should have honored his choice.

    hope: The Sea is capable of that, surely.

    sylviamorice: Mermaids are people, too.

    Alice Audrey: But sea foam can still do you in.

    Fay's Too: Hell hath no fury…

    juliana: I didn’t care for the moralizing he ended up with.

    Pat: He got a real woman, but not the right one.

    Jingle: Well, maybe in a Romeo and Juliet sort of way.

    Arts Web Show: Thanks.

    the replicant: Well, actually she turned into sea foam waiting for a “real” soul.

    Melli: Yes, the Prince is not good at making choices.

    Jim: I hope you never used it ;)

    secret agent woman: Yes. And I’m sure she understands perfectly well what’s ging on.

    Tom & Icy: It does.

    Unknown Mami: He may need counseling.

    Eden: Oh, thank you.

    SouthLakesMom: Some people never learn.

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  29. Noe Noe Girl...A Queen of all Trades: They didn't practice this in Prince school.

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  30. hehehe... how sweet!
    This sounds like the story of many a married guy (gal too! Only, she awaits her merman ;))

    Cleverly done, Nessa!

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  31. kavisionz: An all too common occurrence.

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