Crimson’s Creative Challenge #18 – Magic Potions

bottles-in-window

There were bottles in the window, and I wondered why. What had been the witch’s reason for putting these bottles where they now sat.

She was a well-known witch, who sold spells and potions and I did know the potions were contained in containers similar to the ones in the window so maybe she was advertising her wares without actually saying so.

My mum was a potion user, she regularly bought a potion or two. She liked the smiley potion and the good night one.

On Friday nights she mixed a teaspoon of both into dad’s dinner. She’d look at me and put her finger to her lips, suggesting I say nothing.

I never did as they went to bed early and left me to navigate myself round the TV. It was a win-win for everyone.

Whatever was in the potions they made dad a happy man.

 

Written for: https://crimsonprose.wordpress.com/2019/03/13/crimsons-creative-challenge-18/

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9 Responses to Crimson’s Creative Challenge #18 – Magic Potions

  1. This is really good. Like it. 😃

  2. Lyn says:

    Getting the TV all to yourself is definitely a winning situation 😀

  3. Dale says:

    Special potion indeed…

  4. Violet Lentz says:

    I picked witches brew too, Michael. Something about those little bottles I guess….

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