January 1, 2016

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge [Darleen Click]

The inspiration:

100wordNewYear

A story:

Her rhythmic sweeping never ceased even as three tipsy-tangled revelers bumbled by. She grinned, hearing the dramatic sigh behind her.

“Why do you indulge in such stereotypes? A broom? Tonight?”

“As if you never noticed my fondness for play, mysteries … even puns.”

He shuddered, “Hmmph. As if this latest incarnation of calendaring is any less arbitrary.”

“Oh stop. What matters is what it marks … a chapter ending and hopes of new beginnings. Who’s being the old lady now?”

Dropping the broom, “she” changed, dissolving into the impossible glow of a galaxy’s star-choked center.

“Come, Gabriel. We are needed.”

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Now, your turn.

Happy New Year!

Posted by Darleen @ 12:30am
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  2. Thanks to President Sanders’ disapproval of excessive choice in consumer products, all brooms now sold were required to be short, with uneven bristles.

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    hand lotion

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    but still

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