Flash Fiction #116

pigeonhole

PHOTO PROMPT © Claire Fuller

JUDGEMENT DAY

In a way, it must be comforting to have everything ‘figured out’, and have labels for everyone and everything. If only people would keep their mouth shut about them.  People like his dim-witted, red-neck, Bible-thumping, narrow-minded, KKK-supporting, Trump-voting boss. He spewed opinions about everybody.

Negroes (not his term) were stupid, lazy, jungle-bunnies. Chicanos were job-stealing taco benders.  Jews were Christ-killing con artists.  And those homosexual sinners???  Well, he knew which guys walking down the street were gay, just by the way they moved.

It must feel good to put everyone in a pigeonhole, even if they weren’t the right ones.

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Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and use her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a complete 100 word story

 

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6 thoughts on “Flash Fiction #116

  1. Iain Kelly says:

    Nice use of the prompt. I hope this boss gets his judgement day sometime soon!

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  2. Dale says:

    And there are so many out there just like him! Great use of the prompt!

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  3. Dear Archon,

    I applaud you for your clever use of the prompt. As for the boss, I’d love to drop something heavy on his pea sized head.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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