50-Word Stories #133

Woman on Red Mattress painting
(c)Yang Yongsheng

She disliked banks, so she secretly kept all her savings in her mattress.

After spending a weekend in Tirol, she returned home only to find her mattress gone, and in its place, a new one, red and fluffy.

‘Happy birthday mom!’ her daughter said proudly. ‘Like my present?’

She screamed.

26 thoughts on “50-Word Stories #133

  1. Moral: Keep your money in your brassiere like any smart woman. Also, I am intrigued by your decision to make the mattress red. Is there some symbolism here? (blood, fertility, love)

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