Happy Birthday – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant be trunk-tied
He always knows just what to say
Today it is simple
He thinks of her dimple
He sends Rochelle a big hug and a mammoth Happy Birthday

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.
This week’s tale is by way of a small tribute, to celebrate her birthday.
The idea is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture below.

© Rochelle Wisoff-Fields © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Happy Birthday

I am late.
Today is her birthday.
I have beautiful purple roses, and a reservation at a restaurant I cannot afford.
Plus a ring in my pocket.
My boss, Monsieur Deschamps, is an inflexible, bad-tempered oaf.
Maybe my mind did wander slightly this afternoon, thinking ahead to this evening, but to keep me so long was unpardonable.
I am running through the streets.
I know she will be at the open window, waiting impatiently.
I am surprised when I turn the corner.
She is not there.
But a small…

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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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3 Responses to Happy Birthday – Friday Fictioneers

  1. Dale says:

    Is the dimple the second reference?

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