Sunday, June 01, 2014

In the Shed -- Flash Fiction 55


 
In the Shed
.
It's in the shed, she said
You go look for yourself
.
Memories were coming
Coming back, haunting me
Nothing good ever came
Never from in the shed
.
My cat died in the shed
Father's strap, spanking there
Once smoked terrible stuff,
in that shed, oh so sick,

Stirring there, I don't go
.
Photo and Poem Copyright, © 2014 Jimmiehov, All Rights Reserved
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Today I'm linked with Hedgewitch at the Real Toads, Flash Fiction 55

Rules are to "write a poem, prose poem, or piece of flash fiction which uses exactly 55 words to tell its story."  Mine is 55 words with title.  It's fiction but could be true for some.

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13 Comments:

At Sunday, June 01, 2014 7:14:00 AM, Blogger hedgewitch said...

For me it was the basement. Very creepy little tale, Jim. Thanks for participating in the 55.

 
At Sunday, June 01, 2014 7:15:00 AM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

Some places are best avoided, especially if they contain negative vibes.

 
At Sunday, June 01, 2014 11:48:00 AM, OpenID grapeling said...

powerful, Jim ~

 
At Sunday, June 01, 2014 4:34:00 PM, Blogger Helen said...

OK, my playhouse was in the shed .. I never smoked in the shed .. I never had a spanking in the shed (or otherwise.) I did, however, sneak a swig of beer in the shed!

 
At Sunday, June 01, 2014 8:09:00 PM, Blogger Ella said...

Oh, this is powerful-I can smell smoke! I think we all have a place-we don't go~
So descriptive-sorry it has bad memories~

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 12:39:00 AM, Blogger Susan said...

Haunted places! Mine was a dark hallway.

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 7:31:00 AM, Blogger Björn Rudberg said...

Memories.. how they can haunt us.. ..really ominous poem. It could almost be a beginning of a book... yes it would make a terrific start of memoirs...

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 11:31:00 AM, Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

Yes, bad memories in the shed, dont go there! Good one, Jim.

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 11:56:00 AM, Blogger Marian said...

uh-oh, steer clear.

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 12:23:00 PM, Blogger Vandana Sharma said...

some things better left where they are.

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 7:59:00 PM, Blogger Kathryn Dyche Dechairo said...

Oh how memories and places can haunt us.

 
At Monday, June 02, 2014 9:08:00 PM, Blogger Truedessa said...

I say stay out of the shed and leave the memories locked there and find a new place to visit..

 
At Tuesday, June 03, 2014 6:53:00 PM, Blogger audrey` said...

Please stay away from the shed, Dr Jim :)

 

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