Another Man’s Poison – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant help getting excited
It is a long-standing mammoth addiction
There is a good reason why
This is his first try
At Alastair’s new Photo Fiction

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Copyright Alastair Forbes

Copyright Alastair Forbes

When did you plan this?

Don’t go there, it doesn’t matter.

Please, tell me, I need to know, when?

I’ve been planning it for ages, ever since we had that argument at New Year.

That is what is behind all this?

I am surprised you are surprised.

* * *

So am I going to die?

We are all going to die, sweetheart.

But am I going to die now?

I’d say that is becoming increasingly likely.

Why are you doing this to me?

You know why.

Why do you hate me so much?

Look, don’t start. Just drink it and get it over with.

Please, do I have to?

It’s your own fault. Drink it!

But why are you making me do this?

Because every time we go out for a nice meal to make up, you have to have the seafood.
Now drink your Milk of Magnesia.

About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/
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18 Responses to Another Man’s Poison – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

  1. Lady Lovely says:

    Brilliant!
    Is all a Lady
    Has to say

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  3. Sarah Ann says:

    Fantastic. Love that last line turning murderer into caring (okay, so maybe slightly slefish) partner. Very cleverly done.

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  4. julespaige says:

    Oh Dear Elephant – I almost missed this. I am soo very glad you popped over and added this great piece of fiction. I actually know a gent who loves seafood, but is allergic – he takes meds before and after eating it. Really why eat something that will make you sick?

    I adore the twist in the end. And I also laughed out loud. Sometimes when your tummy rumbles you do so feel like you are gonna expire…sooner than later.

    Three cheers!!!

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  5. nightlake says:

    This was really good, Elephant.

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  6. This is good. 🙂

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  7. Penny L Howe says:

    Speechless! 🙂 xx

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  8. emmylgant says:

    You have the unique ability to make good writing seem effortless. You get me everytime!
    Very well done.

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  9. Alastair says:

    AnElephant is great with his fiction
    Better than any rhino or giraffe
    What a great twist
    Not easily missed
    And that really gave me a laugh

    Thank you for taking part 😀

    Like

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