According to Scientists…

April 2019

George opened his eyes with grudged reluctance, disturbed from his Sunday morning slumber by her downstairs. Who was she talking to, all ‘sweetness’ and ‘petals’? Next door’s cat, most likely.

He had told her… and here she’d got it in the living room, forbidden that, with their good furniture.

He reached for his trousers. He thumped down the stairs. Let that scare the moggy. He opened the door.

And there was his beloved watering her plants, not a cat in sight.

Cos plants are sentient too.


86 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Sentient

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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16 Responses to According to Scientists…

  1. Dale says:

    What a lovely take, Crispina.
    They say they are… best to sweet-talk them as well 🙂

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  2. Kim Smyth says:

    I have some plants that need a good talking to!!

    Like

  3. I too tend to talk to mine. 🙂

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  4. Of course they are, let him try and chase the plant away 🙂

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  5. I like my plants – definitely easier than an animal!

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