Together In Perfect Harmony
Margot was one of those irritating people who think they know what you’re going to say before you say it. So when her son, Harold, said he had an important announcement, she already had all the answers.
‘The thing is, Mother, I’ve -,’
‘-met someone! Oh clever you!’
‘Well, yes, but it’s not that straightforward. I’m -,’
‘-gay? Wonderful! Miranda will be positively green with envy!’
‘No, Mother, not gay. I’m in love with my piano -,’
‘No, my piano. We’re seeing each … Mother?.’
Harold caressed his beloved’s ivories, ‘Best not mention the baby yet, sweetheart.’
For those who don’t know, Friday Fictioneers is a challenge to write a 100 word story from a picture prompt. It’s hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, and anyone can play. Thanks for hosting, Rochelle! Check out the link below to see what other fictioneers did with this week’s prompt.
This week’s photo is courtesy of John Nixon. Pop over to his place for fabulous drawings and stories.