Crimson’s Creative Challenge #53 – Crisp meets the Pirates.


“Do you think they are safe?” My aged companion Crisp asked as we surveyed the boats moored ready for our day’s adventure.

“I’m sure they are,” I replied, “we are only going along the canal, so there won’t be too much to worry about.”

So, we set off drifting along the canal with a slight wind behind us. Crisp sat at the back, hanging on grimly to the sides of the boat.

I was as surprised as she was when we were confronted by pirates. They quickly took over our boat and threatened to do ‘unspeakable’ things to Crisp. Interestingly their arrival sparked Crisp up, and she rose to the occasion suggesting she would deal a deathly blow herself should any ‘funny business’ be going on.

Crisp as I have come to understand can be a formidable woman when the situation arises.

The pirates took their leave, apologizing for their behaviour, and sailed off in search of more compliant victims.


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8 Responses to Crimson’s Creative Challenge #53 – Crisp meets the Pirates.

  1. Sadje says:

    They met their match. 🤪

  2. Chuckling here, at the thought of Crisp, perhaps brandishing a walking stick, and the pirates, a quick gulp, fleeing with abject apologies! Brilliant, Michael 🙂

  3. Violet Lentz says:

    Only Crisp would have the words (and perhaps the walking stick) capable of sending pirates running for safety…

  4. Lyn says:

    Go Crisp!!! She’s my kind of gal 😀 ❤

  5. How old were these pirates? 😉

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