Peter turned off the alarm clock in haste. It was 9. In 15 minutes, he was in the living room, ready for office. However, there was no sign of breakfast. “Maisy, where is my breakfast?” She stared at him and turned away. Peter had slapped her yesterday and she was acting up. The next day was the same and so was the next. If he made extra food, meaning to save some for the night, she ate everything. Anger rose in him, but he thought of its consequences. “Maisy,” he began in a low voice, “I am extremely sorry.”
This was written for the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge.
Hmmmmmm ….. oh yes actions do have consequences. Nicely written!!
Thank you, Amy:)
He better be sorry.
I think Maisy better hit the road soon.
Well done, my friend.
Thank you for your thoughts, Bill
A silent protest to correct a wrong.
Yes. It may not always work out. But, still…:) Thank you, Charli.