This is my entry in the 100 word Flash Fiction challenge this week. The photo prompt is “old wallpaper” and here is the picture.

I was very honored that one of ‘my’ pictures was chosen this week. I decided I had better step out of the comfort zone and try to come up with something new.

Breathing Space

She shook her head,

Raising a cloud of thick white dust.

The acid scent of mildew assaulted her nose.

Reaching, she pulled away a strip of faded paper.

Pulling into the darker part of the old house

Where the roof still held.

A safe warm bed!

Then the panting rat gave birth.

for another viewpoint look here: and go to the link at the top to see how others ‘see’ the picture.