mostly haikus by nick krefting

hundred word wednesday – “meringue”

In Hundred Word Wednesdays on June 20, 2012 at 8:38 am

I wrote this story last night on my phone as I was watching the NBA finals. That is all.

He wasn’t the least bit interested in lemon meringue pie, and yet that had been the topic of conversation for five minutes. He couldn’t care less which local diner had the best pie. But here he was, trying to sound sincere as he agreed with every opinion this lady offered him. “This is why I’ve gotta stop coming to these fucking parties,” he thought. “15 minutes of enjoyment for every hour spent like this.” He tried to find a way to pardon himself while being told about the different toll booths on the Thruway, but to no avail.


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