Driving, they came across a sock.
“Weird how there’s always one sock lying on the road. Who takes one sock off?”
“Probably trying to escape,” came the retort. “That’s why there’s always one missing.”
Then the sock stood and ran, continuing his mission to flee his overbearing mate.
Lin Jenkinson is really getting into these 50 Word Stories, and believes flash fiction will be the new entertainment. Find here at DailyTwoCents
Just a minute it took and she was gone.
I put the baby down in the cradle and
picked up your rinsed shirts.
She slipped in the deep
rushing down out of reach of my grasping and gasping last breath.
Tomorrow I’ll reach her.
Today I’ll drown here under quilts.
Ginger Hopkins lives in the Texas Hill Country on top of a mountain where she Celtic dances and teaches English Composition online for Brookhaven College in Dallas, Texas. She holds a BA and MA in English from TX A&M University.
This year I will be in charge of resolutions, mine and my husband’s. He will drop his socks into the laundry basket instead of lofting them into the lighting fixture, kicking them under the bed, or “testing the limits of gravity” as he claims.
Consequences for failure will be severe.
Recently, Marian Brooks has begun to write some short fiction. Her work has appeared in Curly Red Stories, Short Humour, Thick Jam and others.