Twittering Tales: The Legacy


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When Grandad died, he left a note and a key.

It said, “In my trunk in the attic is the world greatest treasure.”

They wondered, Is it a load of cash or some arcane knowledge?

When they opened it, inside was only a clock, a subtle message to enjoy life while they can as time flies.

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This story was written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales Challenge:

Twittering Tales #154 – 17 September 2019


I have also included the following word prompts:

FOWC with Fandango — Cash


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People are far too complicated to be able to describe in a few words so I am not even going to try.

17 thoughts on “Twittering Tales: The Legacy”

    1. Haha, Me too. There’s an old black a white movie, called Laughter In Paradise that is based on this idea, a dying relative leaving a task to each of his four nearest and dearest. A great film and also Audrey Hepburns first ever screen appearance. 🙂

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    1. Bless you. 🙂 Yes, I’m sorry, at the moment I am struggling to juggle working full time and blogging, so I have cut back to writing just a few very short stories and the odd poem (sometimes very odd 😉 ) I knew when I started my job it would impact on my blog, but I am determined to keep it going. 🙂

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