Feb 24, 2012

At the Grocer's - 55 Word Challenge

A can of Mountain Dew rolled and thunked into the cash machine.

The cashier waved it in front of a scanner which pinged. 

Picking the can, the cashier went to end of her table and rolled it towards the scanner again.

And again.

And again.

In a closed grocer's shop.

Everyone else was gone.

I was talking to @vivekisms and he told me about a 55 word story challenge with theme "At The Grocer's". So, I wrote what you read above.

That's about it.


  1. Hahahaha... So...shall I understand that we are trend setters now? :D :D Nicely done. :)

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  3. On dusty, wasted steps,
    With a setting sun behind;

    I sat, idle hands, over glazed
    Eyes, rolling a lazy joint;

    Licked one end, pasted it over,
    And set an end alight;

    Then moved to bring the other,
    My famished lips upon;

    When phone rang, wife enquired, and
    Worried I replied, "But I’m at the Grocer’s…"