Duckling Survival Guide

By (Gypsie) Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

Photo Prompt Provided By Charli Mills

Response to photo prompt above for April 4 Story Challenged in 99-words hosted by Charli Mills for Carrot Ranch Literary Community.

“These creatures are quite ruthless in their pursuit of breakfast, lunch or dinner. They will not give up until they have a tasty treat in their little beaks; mainly me! They are ravenous little beings whose only purpose on this Earth is to eat me and those like me.

My name is Georgio Piccolo Francis Worm and I am, a worm. Thus the name. I’ve survived the longest, so was chosen to teach the little wormettes how to remain free of a certain death by mastication, although the little chicks do not actually chew how horrible to be …. Aheeeeeeeeeeee!!!”


  1. (laughing) Yes, but a life-time for him!


  2. Liz H says:

    A short-lived career, for sure. Clever!

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  3. 🪱 (giggling) With Sadje! 🪱


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