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…

View original post 11 more words

This entry was posted in Other Fiction. Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Happy Birthday – Friday Fictioneers

  1. Dale says:

    Is the dimple the second reference?


Go on, say something, even if it's rude!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.