Microfiction Monday # 49

Once again it’s Microfiction Monday, folks. Check out Susan’s blog at http://www.stonyriver.ie/ to read her take on this week’s picture and to check out what other bloggers have to say about it. In the meantime, here is picture #49 and my (two) takes on it:

Number 1:

Mama, who is that?
It’s your great grandma and grandpa.
Why isn’t he wearing his shoes?
’Cause he’s free, honey, free to go barefoot…

(132 characters)


Number 2:

Molly stared at the painting. “So they are Canadian immigrants?”
“Yes, via the Underground Railway.”
“Were they happy?”
“Grateful, I think.”

(137 characters)


41 thoughts on “Microfiction Monday # 49

  1. Good, Slyvia. Being ex-slaves never entered my mind.
    Guess it’s all in the back of our brains some place.
    Like tonight at the car wreck, I said SHE rear ended
    the other driver. Mrs. Jim picked up on that real fast.
    BTW, a shoe filler is something that crowds out your feet.

  2. Sylvia – great on both counts. ‘d love to hear more of the story of what those grandparents went thru and how long their shoes held out.

    thanks for the visit to the Moon

  3. Both were great Sylvia, when I began to think of my entry, I tried to get one with the Underground Railway, but just couldn’t think. The second was my favorite

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