The Trials of Teresa Troll


The Trials of Teresa Troll

When I first met Teresa Troll she was wasting away under her bridge. People had been leaving town in droves since they built the bypass. Barely a soul had trip-trapped across her bridge in months. I must confess I was a little concerned for my safety. However, despite her hunger, Teresa insisted she’d never stoop to eating a vegan. Apparently, we taste of chickpeas.

Eventually Teresa packed her belongings and went to find a new bridge. I can’t say where she ended up, but if there’s a bridge near you, I’d suggest you check underneath before you go trip-trapping across…

(100 words)



PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Authors note: I am not actually a vegan, and I doubt very much that I taste of chickpeas.

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22 thoughts on “The Trials of Teresa Troll

  1. Great story, I’d never thought of how those trolls living under bridges are doing now. Not many people walk anymore, so it must be hard. Though its good to know that even trolls have standards when it comes to what they put in their bodies haha.


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