The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Posted on | January 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty

The pumpkin spice latte drifted across my nose, and I chuckled.

“What’s that about?” she demanded.
“Oh, that smell returns me to High School. Math class. I had one on the floor. Ten minutes into class, the teacher notices it and demands that I dispose of it.”
“What’s funny about getting busted?”
“Nothing. Speaking of busts, though, Alice sat nearby.”
“*She* had a bust. And perfume. And these sweaters, and so forth.”
“Well, I was too. . .distracted. . .to dispose of the offending cup.”
“Thank God for the coat I was wearing, which covered my midriff well enough.”

via Darleen


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