Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Trifecta: Week 105, The problem with kids today!

And now for this week's prompt.

PLUCK: (transitive verb) 1: to pull or pick off or out
2 a : to remove something (as hairs) from by or as if by plucking b : rob, fleece 
3: to move, remove, or separate forcibly or abruptly  
4 a : to pick, pull, or grasp at b : to play by sounding the strings with the fingers or a pick - 

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The problem with kids today!

“My idiot son was supposed to have put a coin in each of my hands.”
The ferryman just nodded in commiseration.
“One for me and one for my wife, she passed about ten years back. There she is now.”
The ferryman looked around, saw he had no other paying customers and shoved off.
“Wait, I had the coins in my hands, I saw my son pluck them away at the viewing.”
The ferryman just shrugged and was swallowed up by the mist. 


  1. Greedy kids. At least he and his wife get to wander the shore together. :)

    1. They eventually get to the other side, but I haven't finished writing that yet.

  2. Thanks to his kids,he and his wife can be together for 100 years more,lol!

  3. Pesky youngsters! And love the misty scene. Voting is now open!

  4. Why those kids, well at least they will be together.