Night Shift

I woke up to find them lazing around on their sorry asses. My BP went shooting up like Apollo-13. Did they expect ME to keep feeding them indefinitely?

“OUT!” I shouted, and they broke into a stampede. People might be scared of them, but I too was the mother of all night mares!



Prompt photo by Conquero at


278 characters.

Written as a part of Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tale #99

Due credit to the awesome Piers Anthony, creator of the wonderful world of Xanth, for the concept of nightmares being actual horses(in his book Night Mare).


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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8 Responses to Night Shift

  1. Kat Myrman says:

    That is someone you do not want to cross! 😳 good one!

  2. Piyali says:

    Ha-ha. I liked the mother.

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