Sunday, October 2, 2016

Secret Birthday Wishes

"Cheater!" she accused him.

"Prove it!" he demanded.

"You peeped into my paper," she said with confidence.

"I did not," he expressed in an agitated voice, "I just eyed your partner."

"Over what?" she questioned.

"Why do you care?" he said with authority.

"Well, your eyes went past me. So, I am now entitled to all the conversation" she claimed.

"Gosh! You are such a sensitive lassie." he shrugged his shoulders and irked as he opened a birthday card that had wishes all over, and it was addressed to her.

She had glee and guilt all over her face.

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In 99 words (no more, no less) write a prickly story. Is it the temperament of a character that is prickly or is it a hardship he or she faces? 






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