55 WORD FICTION: One For Tea

One For Tea

“Grandma, stop letting homeless men into the house!”

“Nonsense, I enjoy it.”  She hung up and returned to the kitchen to find her latest “guest” brandishing a knife next to his empty teacup.

She showed him to the basement safe and he snatched it open right before collapsing.

“Poisonous tea,” she mumbled, walking back upstairs.