The Waitress – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant understand some French concepts
Like the waitress in his local restaurant
You try catching her eye
She surveys the sky
It is not clear if she has just lost the floor plan

Sound Bite Fiction

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard.
Although she has not yet taken us out to eat.
We just have to be creative, on an empty stomach.
The idea is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture below.

© Madison Woods © Madison Woods

The Waitress

I return to the restaurant frequently, just to be served by her.
She is perhaps half my age, but I am enchanted by her looks, her vitality and, especially, her voice.
She agrees to meet me for coffee.
We are an item in days, living together in weeks.
I soon regret it.
I suggest a break, some distance.
She says no.
She gave up too much to be here, she tells me in that irritating whine.
I am going crazy with her constant…

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About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/
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9 Responses to The Waitress – Friday Fictioneers

  1. colonialist says:

    She seeks higher things? A constant can be a bit crazy-driving.
    I’m not surprised the butterflies can’t get in. Didn’t a MacDonalds recently evict a seeing-eye dog and owner?

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  2. Dale says:

    I have to “Like” here for AnElephantCant’s poem but the comments go on t’other one… 😉

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