Friday Fictioneers: No Returns


PHOTO PROMPT ยฉ Liz Young

I burst into the backyard at the sound of a blood-curdling scream. There my mom was, standing frozen. “What’s wrong?” I asked but she just pointed at my newest acquisition. “What?”

“What the hell is that?” She asked. “I thought you went to the thrift store.”

“I did.” I replied. “I got this there.”

“What for?”

“Halloween.” I said simply.

“Halloween is like three months away. Do you think it’s too soon?”

“It’s never too soon for Halloween. I think this will look awesome in front, don’t you think?” My mother sighed. The good thing about thrift stores – no returns. ๐Ÿ™‚

(100 words)

Each week,ย Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purpleย hosts Friday Fictioneers where we’re challenged to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words, more or less, based on the picture above.

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