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You talk too much

February 26, 2022

From Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch is this week’s story challenge.
February 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “I’d rather be…”.

“…synchronized swimming and the coach so phenomenal but she got something called aquagenic urticaria and she retired and at that point I also left which was ok because my crane was never any good ironic huh and I still kept in touch with the girls well not totally true because I didn’t want anything to do with Becky Arnville because she was something else but I don’t want to bore you with that so I was seeing this guy and…”

Shawn stifled a yawn and stole a glance at his watch.

I’d rather be anyplace than on this date.


10 Comments leave one →
  1. February 26, 2022 8:25 am

    Ha ha😅😅 .. Nice take. I loved this 😍🥰

    Liked by 1 person

  2. February 26, 2022 8:43 am

    Thanks Simon!


  3. February 26, 2022 9:15 am

    😆🤪😆😂 sounds like a date (or two) I had once…
    Too funny!


  4. February 26, 2022 11:45 am

    😀 Reminds me of “Peter Pan” when Peter scratches his head and says, “Girls talk too much.”


  5. March 5, 2022 4:43 pm

    Thinking there won’t be a next date. Very well done.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. March 6, 2022 10:15 am

    .Ha, will he even last until the end of this date nevermind arrange another one?

    Liked by 1 person

  7. March 6, 2022 4:10 pm

    I think we can all recall that one date… well done.

    Liked by 1 person


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