A Funny Christmas Tree

A Funny Christmas Tree

It was big and tall, sitting at the edge of town. It had always been there, for as long as anyone could remember. No one thought it was particularly pretty, but it was useful, and so we tolerated its presence.

“Help me up!”

I walked over to Derek and placed my hands in front of me, fingers intertwined, so he could climb up the tower. It was his idea, after all. No way I was going to risk my neck for this!

Somehow, he managed to do it. He twirled some red garland over and around the water tank to make it look a bit more festive. Honestly, I think he just made things worse…

Word count :Ā 115
Image : Sonya, author of Only 100 Words.
Story writing for the 46th Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW), a weekly challenge hosted by Priceless Joy to write a Ā±100-150 word story based on a picture.
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26 comments

  1. Cute idea for the prompt! Great story!

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  2. I can just imagine somebody climbing that to put some tinsel or something on it. Great story!

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  3. He was just spreading a little Christmas cheer.
    šŸ™‚

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  4. That last line sealed it. Great wrap to the story. Well done, Alixa.

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  5. Nothing can improve the ugly water tower. Great job!

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  6. Graham Lawrence

    A nice festive tale. Timely!

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  7. How cute! šŸ™‚ Lovely story! šŸ™‚

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  8. Very sweet! A little extra Christmas cheer never goes amiss. šŸ™‚

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  9. “No one thought it was particularly pretty, but it was useful, and so we tolerated its presence.”…This set the mood for me. So mater of fact for what follows. I can picture this scene.

    Cheers to the New Year!
    Ellespeth

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  10. So that’s how the star got up there!!

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