[Shorty Story] - Vacation - 5 minute freewrite

in #freewrite3 years ago (edited)



This was the first year we let our son stay home alone over the holidays. He had turned 18 in February – so a grown up adult in the eyes of the law - and he no longer wanted to go on vacation with us.

We argued long and hard whether to let him stay, but since he had a girlfriend, we figured he wouldn’t be bored and they could finally get some alone time together.

We were gone for 10 days – 10 glorious days at the beach with no one nagging and complaining at all times.

On our way back we couldn’t shut up about how great the vacation was and how rested we felt compared to last years’ vacations. These 10 days truly were a god sent gift – we even got to eat the food we wanted. Brock was very picky with his food – sometimes he wouldn’t eat anything orange, then the next day nothing green tasted good – and we always had to adjust our meals.

It wasn’t until we were at the front door that we both questioned ourselves about how he was doing these past 10 days.

He unlocked the door for us, we hugged, and we were all happy to see each other.

Everything was fine until we opened the door to the living room and kitchen.

Words cannot describe the tower of dirty dishes he had piled up.

The prompt was:

"Dirty dishes"

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Previous writing prompts I have fulfilled:

Happy ending
#1 - Living off the grid
#3 - A young thief
#8 - A traitor from hell
#9 - Not alone
#10 - Millitary testing grounds
#13 - Bigfoot
#14 - And angel in love with a whore
#15 - Down the rabbit hole
#18 - Reborn as a 10 year old
#19 - A struggling door to door salesman
#24 - Rebellious talking food
#26 - Ssssnails!
#28 - Mission Erased
#32 - Dog's breath
#2 - A dolphin tea party
#4 - Stained hands
#7 - The giant depressed onion
#21 - The red star
#25 - Long-distance Relationship
#27 - A dream
#30 - Potato
#31 - Dragons
#33 - The Jungle
#35 - A life lesson
#36 - Unicorn meat

#5 - The homeless man
#6 - A blind date
#11 - The wealthy man
#12 - Happy ending
#16 - Asshole soulmate
#17 - My bunny Fluffy
#20 - War veteran
#22 - Wishing to meet a villain
#23 - School trip

#29 - Green Chewing Gum
#34 - Turkey Trauma
#37 - Stuck in a loop

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Five minute freewrite challenges I have fulfilled:

Fire, Toilet, Flash, Soft feet, Pillow, Grounding, Surprise, Ending the pain, Going for a walk, Car Mechanic, Murderer, Dog hair, Ducks, Untested medicine, Forbidden love.

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this was a great #freewrite. I love how you have a table at the bottom of your page with links to other posts you've made broken up by category. Also, I'm definitely going to check out your constrained writing contest. I'm sorry to see that it has been flagged/downvoted so much! Hopefully you can get it back up-and-running again!

For today's #dailyfreewritechallenge I chose the word "Warrior" as my prompt. Check it out and let me know what you think =)


Thanks! :D If you want one for yourself, I hope you saw that I made a tutorial on how to do it! :D Please feel free to check it out :D

The reward pool is higher than ever though! Check out this post here.

Lemme seee! :D

waww , hei i wanna say thanks to you, i think i've got an idea, thank you @svashta, your post has inspired me :)

Awesome! :D Glad to hear that! :D
If you happen to have any other ideas also, feel free to share and I'll write a story about it :D

I wonder if they felt a dreaded pause and they touched the door handle? 😂 He's going to need 10 hours to wash all of those dishes.

Today I'm performing as a Marianne marionette. Frolicking stringless as I bring today's prompt to you.

the dirty dishes sound like an 18 year old for sure :)

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