The Talking House
St. Mary's National School, Tallaght, 3rd & 4th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 16 June 2022
“Good morning,” squealed Plate the Plate to her best friend Dave the Sponge.
Plate the Plate was bathing in the sink.
“I’m tired,” replied Dave in a sleepy voice. “I’ve been washing these dishes all night.”
Dave was looking a bit worn out so the owner of the house decided it was time to banish him. She picked Dave up and threw him in the bin before she took the trash out to the bigger bin outside.
Plate noticed that Dave was missing and she checked all around the kitchen.
A while later, Plate saw that the human had done another grocery run. In Dave’s place was a new sponge.
Plate had to put up with the new sponge named Bob for a few days.
“I’m tired of cleaning you,” hissed Bob.
Plate was sad and missing her best friend.
Later that day, she heard the humans talk about moving to a new house that had a dishwasher. She didn’t like that idea. She knew she had to find Dave before the garbage trucks came.
All she could think about was finding her best friend and finally living out her dream of becoming the Queen plate.
She jumped off the counter and ended up with a little scratch. She rolled out the dog flap only for the dog to chase her.
The dog caught up her to and took a chunk from her…