Got an Honourable Mention for this.
In Lisa’s own words “the 55 Word Challenge is a contest to write a story in 55 words or less.” Each week writers pick one of three images as inspiration. Here’s mine if you would rather not see the original version:
“From Trap to Pot”
by Dr. Mike Reddy (@doctormikereddy) [55 words]
Elana Jane had a lot to answer for. We’d had fun as kids. Kids ended all that. Kids and bills.
Lobsters enter the pots willingly, then can’t escape. So it was with me and Elana Jane. Sure, we still had fun now and again, but I couldn’t help feeling I was in the boiling pan.