Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for the prompt (each week, founded by Madison Woods), and Björn Rudberg for the photo.
There’s a longer version with more detail. (It was hell getting that page up without it showing in the menu.)
Genre: Realistic Fiction/Humor
Copyright — Björn Rudberg
Abe the traveler beat his challenges. Older, he faced one greater: a flight of rocky steps.
He doffed his cap like a white flag.
“Jan got Marc a blender for his birthday…” Zoe talked about friends with children when she was bored.
“I know. He doesn’t cook. It’s like she gifted it for herself.”
He expressed his pain.
“Where does it hurt?”
He stretched as she placed her hands. “What is this?”
She described the bull’s-eye on his back.
“Sounds like a bite. I wondered what that pain was. Can’t be that bad.”
He was hospitalized.
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