Matilda Takes Her Rescue Puppy to the Park

A happy Flash Fiction

sPhoto by Joe Caione on Unsplash

Matilda offers ‘doggie greens’ she makes from her garden plants to the poor little rescue puppy. “She’s shivering, poor thing.”

Handing Matilda a stack of papers and a bag of puppy essentials, the vet says, “Yes, she’s frightfully nervous and fearful. We haven’t helped her much with her digestive problems. I’m hoping when she…



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Katie Michaelson

Katie Michaelson


I’m a retired therapist who specialised in parenting. I write on the edge of verse and prose about plants and people and simple things.