Amateur… 51 Words


The artist was having trouble making her amateur stay up.
After multiple attempts, she was near tears.
Her instructor, Ms Johnson, came to her rescue.
“You are simply doing it wrong, dear, it is supposed to be an armature.”
Zoey tried again.
Tears dried, her sturdy framework ready for the clay.

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Want to take part in the WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT? Write a story or poem with just 51 words, no more no less, and send it to Sammi Cox.

This story is for 🐞 and Ms J

9 responses

  1. I love it! Thank you Ted!💜

    1. Be sure to show ‘you know who’.

      1. I did. First she said “I didn’t give permission for him to write about me.” 😂 Then she had me look up the words. 😉

  2. Very clever, Ted. And creative! Plus, I learned a new word. 🙂

  3. Took me a second but got it. Quite clever

  4. Oh OOH ! this was good 🙂

  5. Dear Ted,

    Sounds like Zoey’s the amateur or channeling Norm Crosby. 😉 I love a good play on words.



  6. That was great! Such an original take… you wise one, you.

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