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The following story is a rerun from November 2014, so many of you will remember it, some of you won’t. However I did use a different prompt at the time. To visit Click Here
Genre: Hysterical Fiction
Word Count: 100
IN AN EARLIER LIFE
“Too much studying will ruin you. Carpe Diem. Let’s play catch.” Ted grabbed Douglas’ notebook and pressed a pie tin into his hand.
“Catch? With this?”
“From the Frisbie Pie Company. It’s all the rage on campus.”
For the next hour Douglas forgot about Yale, final examinations and commencement. Tension from late nights hunched over text books lifted off his shoulders and a sense of euphoria filled him as he and Ted flung the whirling dish back and forth.
“This is bound to become a national sport,” cried Douglas.
“Tin Tossing Tournaments?”
“School’s finally driven you mad, MacIlroy.”