Simply 6 Minutes—Welcome To The Challenge: 08/17/2021

Christine over at Stine Writing is our host for the Simply 6 Minutes challenge.
Hello. Would you like to say something to our audience?’
The dog turned a disbelieving eye to the flower on its left.
‘Whaaat?’ came the quivering reply.
‘You’ve just won a major award and I thought you’d like to say a few words.’
‘This is spooky! You’re a flower!’
‘So? We have minds and opinions too you know. We’re not just here for you to sniff, cock your leg and then turn your backsides on us to scratch the dust in our faces.’
‘I don’t do that! I’m a bitch!’
‘Ah, sorry, couldn’t see the equipment. So you’re a squatter.’
‘I am no such thing! I have a home of my own with a comfy bed, cushions, two meals a day, plenty of walks, treats when I’m good and toys to play with. Everybody loves me.’
‘Lucky you. I’m wet, cold, live outside in a bed of dirt and rely on the sun to thrive. Care to change places?’
‘Not on your nelly. Anyway, whoever heard of a talking flower?’
‘The same person who’s listening to a talking dog.’


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour 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! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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38 Responses to Simply 6 Minutes—Welcome To The Challenge: 08/17/2021

  1. Sadje says:

    Hilarious story Di

  2. Haha. Fun take, Di

  3. willowdot21 says:

    This is truly charming 💜

  4. Lisa says:

    Cute! I had a bitch that lifted her leg. She thought she was the leader of the pack! Short little spaniel mix.

  5. You certainly captured the double take.

  6. murisopsis says:

    Haha! The photo is hilarious! And the conversation fits it perfectly!

  7. Bahahaha! That is so funny. It was like the flower was posing as a microphone, interviewing the poor, scared pup. The funniest is the twist at the end. Us humans always think we know what dogs “must be thinking” and sometimes I think we truly believe we are 100% correct. Thanks for participating!!

  8. Reblogged this on Stine Writing and commented:
    For all the animal lovers who can “talk” to their animals and feel like they are having a real conversation. Thanks for the contribution!

  9. Good show! What an amazing photo! I’ve never seen a dog make that kind of face and I grew up with three: a poodle, a German shepherd mix and a black lab. Labs are really special. I’m sure you will agree! 🙂

    • Hi Russell. I love all dogs, and some of their expressions are priceless. This was the photo provided for the prompt and I think it’s brilliant. Thanks for reading and commenting.

  10. Carol anne says:

    Lol! I love this! ❤ so cute!

  11. Este cãozinho parece que não gostou do cheiro da flor. Kkkkk!

  12. ogaraderrick says:

    This is brilliant and hilarious 🤣
    I bet flowers will complain the same way if given the ability to speak

  13. Brilliant writing on a favorite subject of my imagination.

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