Amusement City – photo prompt 8-11-2015


provided by Sonya with the blog, Only 100 Words

provided by Sonya with the blog, Only 100 Words

Amusement City

written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright August 2015

“Amusement park closes in 15 minutes. Rides closed to all except those in the lined waiting area already.”

Roger and Johnny run up to the huge haunted castle. A clown steps out and halts their advance. “The rides are closed you can’t enter now.”

“Oh, come on there is no one waiting in line. Let us go!”

The clown thinks a moment, changes his mind, and ushers them into the waiting car. The chains start and the car enters. Double wooden doors close behind it.

It is dark except where exhibits are lit up. The car stops and hesitates and then turns.

They reach a small set of double doors. The car enters, turns, then stops. Two clowns are there.

“Here is what we do to little boys who don’t listen.”

The boys were secured before being unstrapped. Horror dawning when they see the huge secured, hairy monster chomping on a small leg.

“No one can hear you in here. Enjoy dinnertime!”

The boys are shoved in and the doors closed.



About Tessa

My name is Tessa Dean and I am an author and blogger. My writing styles vary and I love writing using prompts. I am also writing my first book, a Memoir entitled "Government Property - A Memoir of a Military Wife".  This is being published on the blog rather than the traditional way. I am putting up chapters as I go along. I keep my blog filled with useful content, stories, and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. I have also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. I also wrote a series of articles on Bipolar Disorder for IBPF (International Bipolar Foundation). I am in my 60’s and disabled which allows me plenty of time to write to my heart’s content. I live in southern New Jersey and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. My oldest grandchild is a Sargent in the United States Marine Corps.
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5 Responses to Amusement City – photo prompt 8-11-2015

  1. Great story Tessa! I think the men are really only trying to scare the boys, right? I’m hoping they really aren’t going to eat them. LOL! Thank you for participating with FFfAW challenge!

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    • Tessa says:

      I am thinking it is a way to scare them so they don’t do it again. There are several tracks in there leading to different scenarios. It is a large castle, but….you never know. I really love creepy..

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  2. And clowns are even more scary now! :O0

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