Grandma's Goulash at Succinctly Yours hosts this microfiction meme. Each week she posts a photographic prompt for inspiration and the challenge is to write a story using no more than 140 characters or words.
Below is this week's photo followed by my offering.
Image courtesy of Grandma's Goulash
‘Look out, Bluebell,’ said Buttercup, ‘Here comes Fergus, all bullish and full of himself.’
‘H’mm,’ said Bluebell, ‘He’d better not try it on with me again. I haven’t got my figure back from last time yet.’
‘Come and lie down with the rest of us,’ suggested Lily. ‘You know that always makes it rain and Fergus doesn’t like getting wet.’
Buttercup sniggered, ‘He’s all talk and no horns, that one.’
The rest of the herd joined in the laughter and carried on chewing the cud. Fergus, watching from the adjoining field, snorted in disgust as the first drops of rain fell and went to shelter under the huge oak.