Protest | Microfiction

Tree illustration - "Protest" microfiction

“Come down. Please.”


“But it’s been days.”

“I’m protesting.”

“You can’t stay in the tree forever.”

“I can if I want.”

“I said sorry.”

“Your apology is futile.”

“How can I make it up to you?”

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Author: Ellie Scott

Ellie Scott is a freelance copywriter and author from Sheffield, England. She has published two short story collections - 'Merry Bloody Christmas' and 'Come What May Day'. Her short fiction has appeared in 'Adler’s Writing', 'One Minute Wit', 'Invisible Illness' and 'VSS365 Anthology: Volume One'. In 2018 she was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize Short Story Award. You can connect with her on Twitter (@itsemscott), Instagram (@tinysillystories) and Medium (@elliemaryscott).

3 thoughts on “Protest | Microfiction”

  1. We had a kitten we named “Little Sh#t” for obvious reasons. Once it ran up a tree and cried until I got a ladder to help him down. As I lifted him off the branch, he peed on me then when I let him go on the ground, he ran right back up the tree and cried to be helped down.

    That’s just one LS story, there are others.

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