Prompt:  Tell  the story of why this room is empty!


She got the furnishings; he got the house.

She took the baby; he’s left with a mouse.

He got bare walls, broken floors, and grief

She finally struck back and got great relief

She took the money stash – feeling small thrills.

One thing she left him – that was the bills.


Sacha’s back with her #Writespiration prompt this week. Challenge is to write the story using 52 words – no more, no less

52 weeks

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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17 Responses to HOW TO DEAL WITH A LOUSE

  1. Ha! I love this so much. You made me laugh. 🙂

  2. calmkate says:

    lol did make me laugh but sadly my female friends got short shifted, shafted! Well written Oneta

  3. Faye says:

    Blessings to you as you respond to prompts. It shows the writer in you. Thanks.

  4. Sacha Black says:

    What a fantastic poem I love the rhyming thanks so much for joining in 🙂

    • oneta hayes says:

      I had fun and I love rhyming. I loved the opportunity to join in. Hope to this week also. But I running way behind…. You probably know how that get to be sometimes. 😀

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