I’ve just entered Vivian Kirkfield’s #50PreciousWords 2020 contest – I’ve never tried writing such a short story before! If you’d like to enter, all the details are here: https://viviankirkfield.com/2020/02/29/50preciouswords-2020-contest-is-officially-open/
My entry is about a flea looking for the ideal dog to live on… Here it is:
A Moving Tale
by Claire Lewis
I’m moving out. You’re always asleep. I need excitement.
I’ve decided bomb disposal isn’t my thing.
Paris was wonderful! Constant shampooing less so.
Astonishing energy, but I can’t cope.
Could I move back?