Twittering Tales #119 – 15 January 2019

Join Kat in her weekly challenge of a tale of 280 characters or less based on a given photo.
Photo by Pexel @

They came and gathered,
Thieves in the night light.
Bellies full,
Eyes grew heavy, lids closed.
As breathing evened,
Bodies shifted.
The embers glowed,
Tentacles creeping
Towards those who slept.
Fire devoured them all.

220 characters



About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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6 Responses to Twittering Tales #119 – 15 January 2019

  1. Sadje says:

    Good one👍 Met the end they deserved.

  2. Kat Myrman says:

    Justice served! Good one Di! 🙂

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