An intriguing photo of a piece of string was this week's Friday Fictioneers photo prompt. I hope you enjoy my take on it which is a sequel to last week's Leprechaun story, but also hopefully stands alone too.
|photo prompt: CE Ayr|
‘Seamus took your Pot of Gold again, Paddy?’ said McSpud.
‘Ye, the gobshite hid it in a garden, and the human found it.’
McSpud shook his head. ‘That’s bad.’
‘They call her Batty Patty because she’s a nutjob. My Pot’s sitting on her kitchen window sill. I’m waiting for her to open the window.’
‘But how will you reach it?’
‘Ye, I’ll lasso it.’
‘That’s a grand idea, Paddy.’ McSpud paused. ‘But… if she’s a nutjob…’
‘I know.’ Paddy sighed. ‘May she be plagued with a powerful itch…’
‘And never have the nails to scratch it,’ riposted McSpud.
I love the way the Irish express themselves. I've been waiting for the right opportunity to use this particular curse. I hope you enjoyed reading this and I look forward to your comments.
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