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Genre: Hysterical Fiction
Word Count: 100
“Let’s do something besides a movie.”
“I’m game,” said Kevin. “Whatcha thinking?”
“Ice skating” I replied. “The bowling alley just opened a new rink.”
Donning my rental skates, I visualized gracefully gliding across the ice like Peggy Fleming. As I stood, reality set in. My feet took off in two different directions.
I managed a faulty stride or two before Kevin seized my hand. We fell and slid on our butts. After a few more stabs at staying upright, he said, “If we hurry we can catch ‘Yellow Submarine.’”
I rubbed my sore bum. “Milk Duds and popcorn. Extra butter.”