Stuck In A Tunnel
by Donna L Martin
Light was beginning to filter through the treetops as Willie sniffed the ground by the old oak tree. Standing strong for years, the decaying trunk now nestled into the dirt and was home for Willie's favorite early morning meal. Turning his head to one side to stare at the tree, Willie thought about how he could get to the tasty larvae buried deep in the hollowed out tunnel.
"Just enough room for my head" said Willie. "Breakfast is almost here."
Scratching his tusks on the rough bark, Willie pushed his head further and further into the opening until he could almost reach the grubs.
"Just a little more," said Willie.
Stretching out his tongue, Willie wrapped it around a couple of grubs and began backing out of the tunnel. Oh no! He was stuck! No matter how much he twisted and turned, poor Willie was stuck in the tunnel of the tree and couldn't get out!
"What am I going to do?" thought Willie. "How am I going to get out of here?"
Just then he felt a little tap, tap, tapping on his back. Who could it be?
***Okay, it's your turn! What happens next? How does Willie get free? And who is tap, tap, tapping? Put your creative cap on and add a sentence or add a paragraph. Continue my story or start one of your own. Join the fun and see where this picture prompt takes us!***