My prompt ties to my guest blogger this week, author Phillip Rivera. He writes hilarious stories about life as a dad in the suburbs. This photo inspired me to write a fun, domestic story, but it could also be a humorous superhero story, with this toddler possessing powers like Jack-Jack in The Incredibles movies.
Who wants to play? What so funny about this photo? Here’s my inspiration:
I can’t hold out much longer. When I agreed to babysit theses kids, I didn’t realize they were outlaws. No, more like Vikings–every room they enter, they raze to the ground. Six hours a day, three days a week. They could triple my pay and I still would spin on my flip-flop and march away.
“Emmie?” says a high-pitched voice which would sound cute if I didn’t know who it belongs to.
I press my lips together, holding my breath.
“Emmie, how come you hiding under there?”