It’s Tough to say Goodbye


I looked at the books on the shelf fondly. I would miss these the most.

But now, it was time to move on. My family was not safe here anymore.

The exterminators were on their way, and I’d heard the human mention on the phone that they specialized in cockroaches.


261 characters.

Written as a part of Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tale challenge. The objective is to write a story on the photo prompt given above in 280 characters or less.



About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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11 Responses to It’s Tough to say Goodbye

  1. Ed Hoornaert says:

    You can get your head into the oddest POV characters!

  2. Kat Myrman says:

    Love it! Nice take on the prompt. Made me laugh! 😀

  3. dorothy says:

    At first, I thought it’s a sad story! 😁
    Nice! I love books. I hate cockroaches!

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  5. Isabel Caves says:

    Oh I like this one! Good job!

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