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Introvert's Dilemma

Bob was an introvert, through and through, but he was blessed (or perhaps cursed) with the kind of charisma and good looks that drew all to him. No asymmetrical features or flab marred his Adonis-like body, and although he preferred to be alone, he could smile and charm with the best of them.

Beset at all sides by men and women clamoring for his presence, he fled the city, taking only a plain, bare chair. For days he drove through the countryside. Where could he find the solitude he craved?

Now if only the damn birds would leave him alone!

This was written with words from Three Word Wednesday and photo prompt from Friday Fictioneers. Photo by Ted Strutz.


Sheilagh Lee said...

hope he found his solitude

February 8, 2017 at 7:37 PM
Dale said...

Some have just got it... and don't want it and others crave it but can't have it!
Welcome to Friday Fictioneers!!

February 8, 2017 at 7:48 PM
Old Egg said...

There is a time for everything but cutting oneself completely is a bit extreme. I am sure he would miss something even if it wasn't people.

February 8, 2017 at 11:51 PM
Linda said...

I like my isolation, but I don't think I'd go quite that far :)

February 9, 2017 at 6:06 PM
Rochelle Wisoff-Fields said...

Dear Ann,

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers. He does take introvert to a new level. Nicely done.



February 10, 2017 at 7:07 AM
Rochelle Wisoff-Fields said...

Now I see that you've been here before. Consider yourself more than welcome, says the redfaced facilitator.

February 10, 2017 at 7:09 AM
Alice Audrey said...

LOL! I love it! Even a mote won't keep them away.

February 11, 2017 at 4:50 PM
tedstrutz said...


February 11, 2017 at 8:11 PM
Keith's Ramblings said...

I've got an idea. sit underneath the chair! Ah, but then the fish might nibble him. What a dilemma!

February 13, 2017 at 12:26 PM
MeenalSonal said...

Lol ! I hope he found his solitude :)

February 14, 2017 at 5:20 AM

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