Our prison break was a success.
I followed Kyle to a house in the dark. “Won’t we get caught?” I said as he broke a window.
“No chance. This guy will be out all night.”
“How do you know?”
Kyle grinned. “He runs the prison. He’s out looking for us.”
Mark Farley (mumbletoes.blogspot.co.uk) is attempting to write 1,000,000 words in 2016. Please wish him luck!
My assignment is writing a lipogram excluding the letter ‘e’.
First frustration, followed by my head hurts. I lack the discipline, perhaps the vocabulary.
I would rather be at the dentist having a tooth pulled.
Inspired, I use a pair of pliers to excise the ‘e’ key from my keyboard.
Barry O’Farrell is an actor living in Brisbane, Australia. Barry’s stories can be found at Cyclamens and Swords, A Story In 100 Words, and here at 50 Word Stories.
My brother called me a prison probability. I told the pansy, “Shut up,” shoved four candy bars down his pants.
The fat lady lurched from behind the counter, grabbed his collar, half the stash, shrieking, “Snot-nosed delinquent!”
After mom whooped him, I snuck into his room: “Hand them over, punk!”
Meg Tuite’s writing has appeared in numerous journals. She is the fiction editor of The Santa Fe Literary Review and Connotation Press. Her novel “Domestic Apparition” (2011) is available through San Francisco Bay Press. She has a monthly column “Exquisite Quartet” for Used Furniture Review. You can read her blog at http://megtuite.wordpress.com.
“Ruff woof,” said Fido, wagging his tail, but Max just said, “Bad dog,” and put him out in the back yard, because Max didn’t understand the witty wordplay (barkplay?) Fido was using, which involved a canine equivalent of something like “putting the ‘toy’ in ‘toilet’,” and was really very clever.