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55 - Splat!

She wasn't one to look at signs;
it was her greatest folly,
and so she hurried down the steps
of the well lit tourist trolley.

With a cheerful call-out to a friend,
she said to meet her across the street.
And that is how she came to be
smeared blood and guts on concrete.


About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words. If you've written a 55-flash, go let The G-Man know!


Margaret said...

...she died with shopping on her mind... Just trying to look on the bright side of things! :)

January 26, 2012 at 10:50 PM
G-Man said...

What an upbeat positive Little ditty!!
The "Feel Good" 55 of the Season!
Loved it!!!!!
Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

January 26, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Brian Miller said...

how harrowing to be hit blindsided by a bus...saw a movie recently with a scene like that...scary stuff...

January 27, 2012 at 6:51 AM
Unknown said...

Hee hee hee.

Oh, sorry, I couldn't help but laugh!

January 27, 2012 at 7:04 AM
Raven said...

Eek! I will make doubly sure to pay more attention from now on.

January 27, 2012 at 9:23 AM
Alice Audrey said...

But everywhere else you're SUPPOSED to walk in front of the bus.

January 27, 2012 at 10:27 AM
Steve Isaak said...

Fun, smart read.

January 27, 2012 at 5:21 PM
Maude Lynn said...

This made me laugh! Hilarious!

January 27, 2012 at 8:28 PM
Susan Helene Gottfried said...

My favorite part of this, beyond its humor, is that it reads like a limerick. It's got that same energy and a rhythm, even if it's not a perfect limerick rhythm.

January 28, 2012 at 1:06 PM
Bodhirose said...

Yikes! What a way to go...love your title!

January 29, 2012 at 11:44 PM

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