Hold-up

AnElephantCant deny he loves outlaws
Like the James brothers Jesse and Frank
But there is a wee rumour
He prefers his robberies with less violence more humour
So his all-time favourite is Butch Cassidy who held up lots of trains and the occasional bank

Sound Bite Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes.
The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in his picture (below).
Al’s photos seem to have had me travelling a whole lot in recent weeks.
And today, as Willie Nelson and Canned Heat both say, in their very different ways, I am On the Road Again.
Click on this link to enter your tale, and see what others have written.

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Hold-up

The local press pretends outrage and amazement.
But, of course, they are delighted.
It is a big story for this quiet region.
A truck driver has been held up at gunpoint, 2 million euros worth of cigarettes stolen.
It is not Rocket Science.
I simply pick him up at the Italian border, and wait until he stops.
How do they know which trucks…

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1 Response to Hold-up

  1. What a naughty tale. It’s smoking!

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