Without warning from the purveyor, I was surprised when the etched owls contorted their glazes in unconventional manners and began to hoot. The pair along one side sang a perfect choral harmony to the lone owl on the opposing side.
Alarmed, I touched the handle. The trio instantly hushed, but only for an instant. Tentatively, they began again, trusting my presence.
Weeks later, the parliament continues their serenade freely while I type. Quite interesting and practical—the more they sing, the warmer the tea remains. The artist of the handmade mug should have told her distributor about this remarkable attribute she incorporated—would be a tremendous selling feature.Tea Leaf Tales is a series of original ten-sentence fantasy short stories by Marsha A. Moore, relating to photos/scenes that resonate with her.
The tales are tagged and listed as a collection on the page at the top for easier reading.