Never Leave Him Behind
“We left him 30 miles back!” wondered Ellen.
Young Jamie held her guinea pig. “Quicksilver runs very fast.”
“Okay,” patronized Ellen.
“The faster he runs, the more mag-na-getic he gets.”
“Sweetie,” sighed Ellen. “Guinea pigs aren’t magnetic.”
Bill said “I believe it.”
Ellen scowled. “Why?”
Bill pointed down the highway. Metal sheds, fences, and cars lay stuck, jammed together like Tinker Toys.
“What else would do that?”
Well, since it’s Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig month, why not?
This week in Grammar Ghoul Press’ Chimera 66 writing challenge, the word prompt is: Quicksilver. Look here for more stories answering the challenge: http://www.grammarghoulpress.com/chimera-66-writing-challenge-10/