Tower – #writephoto

Sue’s #WritePhoto prompt this week:

“So, whaddya think, babe?”

Ken gestured towards an old ruin, a single tower standing amongst some dilapidated arches and crumbling steps.

Barbie sucked in her breath… and exhaled fast, taking several fast gulps of air before she remembered what her Yoga teacher had taught her about calming herself, and slowed down the intakes of breath, counting to ten before turning to her boyfriend.

“Exactly where have you brought me? I thought we were surprising each other by acting out our fantasies, not nightmares!” She looked around, turning her nose up at the mud and grass all around.

“But I thought you wanted to be a princess?” Ken was puzzled. He had racked his brains to surprise her. “See… there’s a tower, and look!” He rummaged in the holdall he had slung across his torso. “Here’s your hair!”

Barbie recoiled in horror as he pulled out a wig that consisted of six-foot-long synthetic blonde hair, displaying it proudly.

“What? You expect me to wear that??”

“Well, it’s not me that wanted to be Rapunzel, is it?” Ken stared at the retreating figure of his girlfriend. “Babe? Babe! Come back! I even got you a tiara!”



52 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. KL Caley
    Oct 19, 2017 @ 10:36:15

    Haha! Brilliant 🙂 Loved it! KL ❤

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  3. Judy E Martin
    Oct 15, 2017 @ 14:15:50

    HAHA! Very good Sis. A Princess needs a tower to be locked in! 🙂

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  4. Eliza Waters
    Oct 15, 2017 @ 01:24:54

    Haha, good one, Ritu, a great comedy-short.

    Liked by 1 person


  5. Victo Dolore
    Oct 14, 2017 @ 21:51:30

    I loved this. Loved, loved, loved it. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  6. Jennie
    Oct 14, 2017 @ 20:27:35

    So funny, Ritu!

    Liked by 1 person


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  8. willowdot21
    Oct 14, 2017 @ 07:38:57

    Oh! Sis that is so funny!!💜💜🥀🥀

    Liked by 1 person


  9. Erika Kind
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 21:05:37

    Men don’t get it 😂

    Liked by 1 person


  10. dornahainds
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 19:34:12

    What a crazy fool, Ken. But another Great story-telling! 🥀🥀🥀🥀🥀

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Vivian Zems
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 08:37:09

    It’s amazing how I’ve also written about Rapunzel in mine. Ken obviously read Barbie all wrong…..some men!😉

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  12. Kurian
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 04:21:32

    A Barbie one around photo. Clever and nice Ritu

    Liked by 1 person


  13. syl65
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 04:12:17

    Haha, maybe one day Ken will get it right!! 😀

    Liked by 1 person


  14. vanbytheriver
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 01:21:27

    Ha ha…Ken and Barbie and a dream gone haywire !

    Liked by 1 person


  15. Sue Vincent
    Oct 12, 2017 @ 22:27:13

    LOL! It was the whole ‘Babe’ thing that cracked me up 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  16. neeltheauthor
    Oct 12, 2017 @ 22:21:23

    Mismatched expectations

    Liked by 1 person


  17. foodzesty
    Oct 12, 2017 @ 22:08:37

    Barbie and Ken good one Ritu!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


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