Microfiction: Tug of love

A short story in 139 characters for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales, inspired by several recent protests by parents over custody rights.

Photo by Kat Myrman


Evening, the crowd dispersed but both refused to come down.
“I won’t let you have her.”
“She loves me best.”
“I named her.”
“But she’s my cat!”

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

25 thoughts on “Microfiction: Tug of love”

    1. I have never quite understood why people demonstrate against injustice by sitting in precarious positions. Is it because there’s the suspicion that they might jump if they don’t get what they want?

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