"just don't do it" a five minute freewrite (Big Bird 12)

in freewrite •  last year 

Thank you @mariannewest for another fabulous #freewrite challenge, today's prompt is swing

To learn more and take part visit https://steemit.com/freewrite/@mariannewest/day-211-5-minute-freewrite-friday-prompt-swing

If you don't know what a freewrite is visit @mariannewest, here is a link to the introduction post: https://steemit.com/freewrite/@mariannewest/writers-or-wanna-be-writers-wanted-be-free-freewrite

50% of the SBD payout from this post will go to the @freewritehouse. Meaningful comments on this post will get an upvote from me and a number. On Saturday 19th May, all the numbers will be put into a draw and one lucky person who has commented on this weeks "Big Bird" posts will win 1 @steembasicincome share. You also have a chance to win a SBI share by commenting on last weeks stories too! You can read (or watch me read them) episodes 1-6 here: https://steemit.com/freewrite/@felt.buzz/author-reading-of-this-week-s-big-bird-episodes-1-6-and-draw-for-sbi-share

IMG_Paradise_20180514_091921_processed_20180518204008142.jpg

I didn't answer at first. I didn't know what to say.

"Simon?"

"Yeah," I said, eventually. "I'm here. Look, Katie, I don't know what is going on. Could you help fill in some gaps?"

Pause.

"You really don't remember?"

"No."

Pause.

"Ok, Simon. Don't move. I'm coming back over. Don't go anywhere."

"Where would I go, Katie?"

"Oh, and Simon?"

"Yeah?"

"Two things. One: don't go on the swing."

"The swing?"

"Oh, god. You really don't remember do you? The swing in the back garden. DON'T go on it."

I wondered why the hell I would go outside into the back garden (which as I remember it has grass that needs cutting, so I don't even look out the bloody window, let alone go outside).

"OK," I said. "What's the other thing?"

"Whatever you do, " she said, her voice sounding serious. "Don't call J."

"Why?" I said, wondering if I should own up to the fact I already had.

"Just don't do it, Simon. I'll see you in five."

IMG_20180518_191154_073_20180518193711648.jpg

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

And he hasn't learned a thing!!!!!!! Tell her! She is smart!
Simon, Simon, Simon - when will you learn?

·
  ·  last year (edited)

Lol! Yes, characters in stories are annoyingly stupid!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting! :)
People commenting on this post will be entered into the week 2 draw on Saturday 19th may with a chance to win a SteemBasicIncome share!
Your number for week 2 draw is:

36

Good luck!

You are creating so many layers. Hope the bird is happy in the bathtub and isn't getting hungry.

·
  ·  last year (edited)

Last time we looked it was dead. But anything is possible!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting! :)
People commenting on this post will be entered into the week 2 draw on Saturday 19th may with a chance to win a SteemBasicIncome share!
Your number for week 2 draw is:

37

Good luck!

Love the selfie on paper swing. Crazy you went to the park and couldn't find one!
Liked that he hadn't admitted that he'd already talked to J.

·

Yeah, it is just a small play area near my house!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting! :)
People commenting on this post will be entered into the week 2 draw on Saturday 19th may with a chance to win a SteemBasicIncome share!
Your number for week 2 draw is:

38

Good luck!

·
·

Cool! You'll have to explain basic income shares if I turn out to be the lucky winner ;) I do like winning contests, AND reading the other freewrites.

·
·
·

SteemBasicIncome is a cool idea. Basically you get an upvote on every post you do for life. The more shares you have the bigger the upvote. The cool thing is when you give someone a share, you get one too. So it encourages generosity and community. You can read more about it here (and find more contests too!) https://steemit.com/steembasicincome/@steembasicincome/steem-basic-income-contests-and-more-contests

·
·
·
·

Thanks for explaining and giving me link. Been a busy day for me, but did read more about it. I had no idea you'd get one back if you gave one, but I guess that explains the contests. Thank you so much!

·
·
·
·
·

Yeah, it means everyone is a winner. And the idea is you have to nominate someone else (you can't just put your own name forward) so it promotes community. :)

·
·
·
·

I will definitely read more in depth tomorrow.

·
·
·

By the way I have just checked your upvotes and you already have a share (or more) because steembasicincome is upvoting your posts: If you look at steemnow, you can see who has upvoted you, and you will see an upvote from sbi6 (that is steembasicincome, and every time you post you'll see an upvote from them) https://www.steemnow.com/@kimberlylane

·
·
·
·

Felt.buzz, you must think me not very smart! I have seen sbi6 upvotes on the past several posts and wasn't sure where it came from? I guess someone was very nice to me :)
Thanks to friends like you, I'm slowly catching on.

·
·
·
·
·

You don't know until you know! I wasn't sure where my votes came from at first! :)

Haha I love the selfie!! And I need to catch up...I think this series is...well...it just tickles my funny bone!

·

Thank you!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting! :)
People commenting on this post will be entered into the week 2 draw on Saturday 19th may with a chance to win a SteemBasicIncome share!
Your number for week 2 draw is:

39

Good luck!

·
·

Yes! This is it! I can feel it!

HAHAHA yeah it sure is a swing! :D
I expecting for more! Your story is great. I have so many questions but I feel have to wait D:

·

You'll have to wait!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting! :)
People commenting on this post will be entered into the week 2 draw on Saturday 19th may with a chance to win a SteemBasicIncome share!
Your number for week 2 draw is

40

Good luck!

She's setting you up, she's pissed at you. But I hate swings, so don't go back there. 🙏

·

I love swings!

Thank you so much for reading and commenting! :)
People commenting on this post will be entered into the week 2 draw on Saturday 19th may with a chance to win a SteemBasicIncome share!
Your number for week 2 draw is:

#41
Good luck!

Oh, no...what is Katie up to? I am loving all of the suspense. : )

·

I hope it will become clear soon. But probably not!

Sorry! I have already done the draw for SBI for week 2. But please comment on next weeks posts for another chance to win!