100 Words - Loaded Burdens


Peter wondered aloud if there was a difference between a load and a burden. Load seems unbiased, just a measure of work, but burden implies negative implications. “Implies implications? Is that right?”

Mary was not amused with Peter’s musings and suggested he “Pick up the damn couch!”

The couch was the last thing loaded on the truck, and would be the first piece of furniture in their new home. It weighed a ton, but was so comfortable, and probably indestructible. It was known to have withstood a full keg toss back in the college days.

The couch loaded. Door shut.