Mow town!

For Sadje’s What Do You See? prompt

 

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There was a horticultural college in Grassmere. Professor Blade was in charge, a disciplinarian who kept a close eye on his students, especially Iris, a good-looking girl who once blindsided him with a cutting remark that almost got her turfed out. He’d have given her a lashing if it was allowed. He told her to put a lid on it instead.

He quite liked Lawna. Whilst browsing through her landscaping plans he saw something that bordered on brilliant. Eye-eye, he thought, she’s on the verge of becoming a star pupil

One day Iris saw Lawna mowing. It was then she decided to focus on maintaining rather than creating gardens.

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11 thoughts on “Mow town!

  1. ben Alexander Jan 16, 2023 / 17:49

    I just hope Prof. Blade’s wife wasn’t left a grass widow! After all… the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence…

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  2. Patricia Jan 17, 2023 / 00:02

    You do have a way with words and puns.

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  3. dorahak Jan 17, 2023 / 01:22

    You lawn-der words like a lawn-dromat! 😂

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  4. Sadje Jan 17, 2023 / 03:31

    Excellent wordplay Keith. Really enjoyed your story. Thanks for joining in.

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  5. Mason Bushell Jan 17, 2023 / 10:46

    Hello, Keith. That’s a good take on the prompt, love all the punning in there and the perfect names, well done.

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  6. The Sicilian Storyteller Jan 17, 2023 / 18:11

    Another delightful treat for us, Keith! Most clever, indeed! I’ll not let you out of my sight any time soon! 👁️

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