Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Enough - Three Word Wednesday

Three Word Wednesday where you write something using the three prompt words.
This week's words are  ... Absolve, Hiss and Ridicule.



That was it, she'd had enough!
It was the last time he'd ridicule her, if he thought a scrawny bunch of flowers would absolve him this time ... he was wrong.
He was always doing it, jokes galore at her expense and he wouldn't stop no matter how much she asked, but she knew his achilles heel ... the phobia.
She'd placed a toy snake equipped with programmable hiss on the passenger seat in the car under his jacket.
Waving him off, she gave a smug smile knowing it would wriggle and hiss in fifteen minutes, right when he was in the centre of town. It wasn't exactly sophisticated but it was enough to make him jump, she smiled to herself as she turned on the radio and made some toast.
It wasn't until the local news came on the radio that she had a brief moment of conscience.
"Hello, everyone, just a short bulletin to let you know to avoid the centre of town this morning, everything is at a total standstill. A man abandoned his car in the middle of the traffic at around 9.15 and ran screaming through the streets shouting SNAKES! SNAKES! It appears he has locked himself in a toilet and won't come out, he is yet to be identified."
She stood frozen to the spot for at least five seconds, then reached over and turned the radio off.
"Oh, well .... at least he'll think twice before he makes one of his 'If her brains were dynamite she wouldn't have enough to blow her hat off ' jokes to his mates again!"

15 comments:

VL Sheridan said...

Ha Ha! Serves him right for being so mean. Great story!

Strummed Words said...

He'll never live that one down!

ThomG said...

I love the wickedness of this, of the setup - and her reactions to all the mess she creates.

Monkey Man said...

Great story. May have to give one of these a try someday.

Lost in thoughts said...

proper revenge act...

Dreamer said...

OMG! ROFL! That was so funny! It is true then, big girls don't cry, they just get even tis:).

Rashmi said...

Ha..ha..Enjoyed dear...great story.

umapoems said...

Wonderful story..enjoyed :)

jaerose said...

Great story - I could really imagine the characters..I hope he did stop being a bully! Jae

senderupwords said...

Wonderful story. Love and Light, Sender

Deborah said...

Thank you everso for your comments x

Milo James Fowler said...

Hoho -- good one! I've been using these 3WW prompts with my jr. high creative writing kids, and they do fairly well. But I may have to share yours with them.

umapoems said...

Your approach to the story is really interesting

Sumit Sarkar said...

haha...nice.. :)

Deborah said...

Thank you all so much for your lovely comments x :o)