Flash Fiction #204

Rain

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda

WHEN IT RAINS, IT POURS

Shuffle, shuffle, wait. Shuffle, slosh, wait. Slosh, splash, wait.

Rain is running down the back of my neck. I think there’s a hole in my boot.

Unless you’re the lead sled-dog, the view never changes, just a line of assholes in front of you.

“What Honey? Oh, I was just listening to Alanis Morisette singing her first hit, on my iPod. Haven’t heard that in a while. Remind me again, why are we standing in line in the rain, waiting to get into a Kohl’s? They’re giving away free Knirps umbrellas to the first 50 shoppers??! Now, isn’t that ironic?”

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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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Click above, if you’re enough of a masochist to want to hear her sing the only song about irony – that isn’t.

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12 thoughts on “Flash Fiction #204

  1. draliman says:

    I expect once they leave with their free umbrella the sun will be out…

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  2. When the sun comes out they’ll be queuing for ages for sunblock lotion!

    Here’s my story.

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  3. James McEwan says:

    Wet feet is the worst – get yourself some new boots. I like the song choice, so appropriate.

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  4. Rivergirl says:

    I know this is fiction.
    No one stands in line to get into Kohl’s….

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  5. Haha all that for an umbrella. Love it.

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  6. This was very amusing. Nicely done.

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