Write Now Prompt for November 29, 2013
Only the crazy and the guilt tripped go out on Black Friday…
He had insisted he would not go into the stores on Black Friday, yet there he was pushing his way through the crowd. Amazing how she could utilize the exact same guilt trips she’d used on him for the past five years.
Even more amazing that those tired old guilt trips were still so effective.
There really should be an expiration on those things. A clause so guys like him wouldn’t have to suffer for a screw up made years prior and forgotten.
Well, forgotten until she wanted something. And wanted him to do it.
He ground his teeth and muscled his way through the crowd that had gathered to watch the swiftly escalating argument between a nun and a large housewife over a Just Dance video game.
He never would’ve ever guessed that nuns danced, much less that they danced to Gangnam Style. Or that they had such an admirable command over that kind of language.
Go figure. His money was on the nun.
Didn’t change the fact that he was a total idiot. One trip down memory lane with her full lips drawn in a pout, one pleading look along with the mention of a possibility of his getting lucky, and where was he?
Might as well be wearing a sandwich board proclaiming he was whupped.
Author’s note: This is my very first attempt at both flash fiction and writing for just five minutes.