Six Sentences

or Six Sentence Stories where the given word is Net.

.

00000000000

 

Natalie, known as Nat to her mates was fascinated by butterflies so she thought she’d catch a few, study them closely then let them go again.

Net in hand, she walked into the meadow and swiped it hither and thither, but to no avail as the winged wonders saw what was going on and kept well clear.

After an hour all she’d caught were some nits, a couple of spiders and a bumblebee.

Not one to admit defeat she thought she’d take one final massive sweep. 

Unfortunately, it got caught in the branch of a hazel tree and that’s when she realised her idea was nuts!

It will always be remembered as the day nutty Nat’s net caught nits, not butterflies!

.

.

00000000000000Thanks to GirlieOnTheEdge for hosting.

0000000000000000

 

38 thoughts on “Six Sentences

  1. UP Aug 5, 2021 / 14:50

    I love alliteration. Good job. Good six.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Christine Goodnough Aug 5, 2021 / 17:07

    Oh those vowels! You’ve given a perfect example of why languages are hard to learn. Especially words with “i”, which foreigners will usually pronounce as “ee,.” like pick becoming peek. But English tongues have confused née and nue” a few times, too.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. dyannedillon Aug 6, 2021 / 02:53

    So much fun! Although why did people ever catch butterflies with a net anyway? Doesn’t it damage their little wings and then they can’t fly and something comes along and eats them?

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Pat Brockett Aug 6, 2021 / 06:59

    This was so much fun to read. Thanks for bringing a little laughter to your readers. You just need someone to illustrate this one. It would be a cute little picture book for children and one the parents would enjoy reading to them and with them as the children quickly want to say tongue twisting last line.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Keith's Ramblings Aug 6, 2021 / 14:07

      Thanks so much for your generous words, Pat. I’m so pleased you enjoyed it.

      Like

  5. hilarymb Aug 6, 2021 / 16:30

    Hi Keith – brilliant comments on your delightful Six Sentences … not sure what happened to Nyte … to sleep it off! Cheers Hilary

    Like

  6. Lisa Tomey Aug 9, 2021 / 00:43

    Giggles upon giggles, until I was wiggles, at the word play you started. Fun six!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s