Light And Dark #carrotranch #morganandlogan #flashfiction

‘What are you doing, Morgan?’

‘Hiding.’

‘My bad. I…’

‘Did you say, “my bad”?’

‘Sorry. Why are you hiding?’

‘I was at the store…’

‘Shop?’

‘We’re in America. This guy asked the cashier if he had small arms. I said that was a bit rude and he gave me a look and showed me this gun.’

‘I don’t blame him.’

‘He looked pretty upset. I thought I’d better hide.’

‘And that’s why you bought the Doritos and 100 candles.’

‘If he cuts the power we won’t be in the dark.’

‘Any these toilet rolls?’

‘He was very scary, Logan.’

This piece of fluff was written in response to this week’s #carrotranch prompt

May 21, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about 100 candles. What do they light, and why? Think about contrast or symbolism. Are the candles large, small, or stars in the night? Go where the prompt leads!

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published three anthologies of short stories and a memoir of my mother. More will appear soon. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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8 Responses to Light And Dark #carrotranch #morganandlogan #flashfiction

  1. Ritu says:

    A true Geoffle piece!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Hahahaha. Good one.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. They could light the toilet paper if things got really serious.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Charli Mills says:

    We need more light. I’m with Morgan and buying candles.

    Liked by 1 person

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