Young Love – Six Sentence Story

Artwork by Phil Burns

This challenge is produced by GirlieOnTheEdge with the following simple rules:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word – RAMBUNCTIOUS

Click here to hear the author read his words:

Young Love

My mother, who must have ears like a hawk, intercepts us as I hustle Carole Kay towards the stairs leading to my room.

Carole is a pretty girl, popular with all the lads, very easy-going and rumoured to be, in private, even a tad rambunctious.

And where, asks my mum, with a surprising lack of insight, do you think you are going?

I er um we em thought erm ah going to listen to some music! I answer smoothly.

Well, says mater, seemingly determined that I should remain innocent until I am at least 30, I don’t want anything, ahem, bad going on up there.

Oh no, Mrs Ayr, you don’t need to worry about that, says Carole, with the most beatific smile, dragging me by the hand up the first few steps, I promise you I’ll be very, very good.

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29 Responses to Young Love – Six Sentence Story

  1. Coincidence, CE? 😉 Take the “e” from her first name, tack it on to her last name…
    Humorous and entertaining!


  2. Liz H says:

    Mother not quite as unaware as might seem, but she knows when the scales have tipped.
    Carole leads the initiate…


  3. Mothers need those good ears.


  4. Pat Brockett says:

    Mrs. Ayr is on to those two, me thinks.


  5. Frank Hubeny says:

    Carole’s assurance of being “very, very good” probably worries the mother even more. Regardless mother knows best.


  6. ladysighs says:

    Something suspicious about a Carol who spells her name with an E-asy.


  7. Reena Saxena says:

    And did she believe Carole?


  8. Chris Hall says:

    I’m with Jenne on this! Is it hot in here, or is it me?😳

    Liked by 2 people

  9. Mum’s good v Carole’s good, I bet I know what you opted for!


  10. UP says:

    Greaet six.

    Liked by 1 person

  11. ‘Carole is a pretty girl, popular with all the lads, very easy-going and rumoured to be, in private, even a tad rambunctious.’ Not the word that would have been used when I was a lad. 😉


  12. jenne49 says:

    Now that made me laugh.
    I can see us all smiling and blushing from having been either the teenage boy or girl in the story.
    Topped off by a magnificent last line.

    Liked by 1 person

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