Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Single Woman

Continuing the challenge of writing a one hundred word story, I present today my quick response this writing prompt: IT WAS AS IF SHE DIDN'T UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPT OF "SHUT UP."

“Olly was nice but woke me up to go running every morning, and I need my beauty sleep so that wasn’t going to work. I had my eye on Steven anyway, so he moved in so fast the room didn’t get cold. That should have been a clue. The warrant wasn’t cold either and they grabbed him coming out of a 7-Eleven. Then Peter stole my mother’s clock to buy an ankle bracelet. That guy… But then Levon—“

“I just need two tacos with extra sauce.”

Her sigh came through the little speaker like a roar. “ Fine. Drive through.”

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