Life on the other side is scary

Sadje is our host for the What Do You See photoprompt. You can join in here

For the visually challenged reader, this image shows a bicycle leaning against a wall which has a wall art of two boys. The bicycle is positioned in a way that the boys appear to be riding it.
Image credit; Yaopey Yong @ Unsplash

Here’s my take:

Will you stop screaming? I can’t hear myself think.
I’m frightened. I don’t want to go!
Of course you want to go. You said you wanted to explore!
That was before.
Before what? You wanted to travel and now we can.
Yes, but this is different. How do we know it’s safe?
Don’t be a baby.ย  It’ll be fun and an adventure.
Can’t we stay here? We can see things go by………..
That’s just it. That’s all we’ll see! Now we have the opportunity to escape.
But I like it here. I can hold on and know you won’t leave me.
I can’t go anywhere without you, you know that.
So please, why do we have to try?
Because this is a magic bicycle and we’ll be able to come out of our two dimensions into a new world.
But……………..
No buts! Now hold on, close your eyes, and for heaven’s sake, SHUT UP!

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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16 Responses to Life on the other side is scary

  1. Accurate sibling dynamic, haha ๐Ÿ˜„

  2. Sadje says:

    Great take Di. I can just hear them arguing like this. Thanks for joining in

  3. rugby843 says:

    Love this story!

  4. Astrid says:

    Such a great take on the prompt! I can appreciate both viewpoints.

  5. Nope, Not Pam says:

    Yep ๐Ÿ˜Š

  6. murisopsis says:

    Hehe! Yep I bet that is exactly how it would go down!!

  7. judeitakali says:

    Really cool take.

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