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Yeah Write #40: Flame On (#flashfiction)

“Easy with that,” she says, pointing a spork at the unmarked, red bottle.

He scoffs.

Susie smirks.

One bite.  Two.  Three.

A glossy brow, glassy eyes, and gaping nostrils spell a silent, smouldering secret.

“Just the way” — Gus gasps — “I like it.”






10 comments on “Yeah Write #40: Flame On (#flashfiction)

  1. koolaidmoms
    April 13, 2016

    I love it! Spork!

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  2. d3athlily
    April 14, 2016

    Hehehe I wonder exactly what was in the red bottle. And sporks are soooo underrated! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    • Laissez Faire
      April 14, 2016

      I had no idea you could buy /metal/ sporks. I don’t know why they aren’t part of our regular cutlery 😛

      Liked by 1 person

  3. c2avilez
    April 14, 2016

    Haha! Good one.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Laissez Faire
      April 14, 2016

      It’s based in part on an incident with my husband when we were first dating. 🙂

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      • c2avilez
        April 14, 2016

        Too funny! I had a friend once who wasn’t happy until he’d had enough jalepenos to cause rivulets of sweat to run down his reddened face.


  4. Marcy
    April 14, 2016

    I like the alliteration. I definitely have made that same mistake–and not admitted I overdid it, although I was coughing and gasping.


  5. Mixed Bag (@m_ixedbag)
    April 14, 2016

    Lol! This is so like my husband 🙂 Love it.


  6. livebysurprise
    April 14, 2016

    Best use of spork in a Microstory ever!!


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