Micro Fiction – Honeysuckle Tea


Bella stood contemplatively while the soft breeze tousled her hair and released the sugary smell of honeysuckle. She examined the plant’s tough vines. The roots, thicker than her forearms, had become so forceful, they could strangle a tree. She enjoyed the irony of it. Sweet, but deadly. Honeysuckle tea, she decided, would be her latest specialty. Crouching, she used her fingertips to squeeze out a drop of dew. Perfect.

In her kitchen, Bella sat as the sunlight washed over her. In her notebook, she began to write. First, a recipe, for sweet but deadly Honeysuckle tea. Then, a victims list.

(100 Words)

© Shyla Fairfax-Owen

12 Comments Add yours

  1. Tom Burton says:

    Oooh plot twist! Really enjoyed this ❤ Hope you get well soon! 🙂

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    1. Thank you! Slow but sure recovery

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    1. Thank you so much!! 🤗 I’ll check this out as soon as I’m no longer laid up with the flu 😕

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      1. Oh noes! Feel better Dx Being sick sucks. I ‘ll send good vibes ❤

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  2. You could say she’s a real…Belladonna
    (Yup, I went there. Just wanted to have some…pun xD I’ll stop)

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  3. I’ll never look at honeysuckle the same way again 🙂


    1. Haha I’ll take that as a compliment 😊


      1. It is! I love honeysuckle 🙂

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