March 30: Flash Fiction Challenge – Pedalled


March 30, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a hello or a goodbye. You can pick any greeting that grabs you from howdy to fare thee well. It will be interesting to see how the collection intertwines the opposite greetings. Go where the prompt leads you.


She had that look on her face that made you stop and think: There’s bad news coming and there’s nothing you can do about it.

And I was right.

“It’s over,” she said, “time for us to move on. It’s been fun but I don’t love you.”

“Oh,” I said somewhat flummoxed by the announcement.

“We’ve run our course, I want other things than what you offer.”

“It’s my lack of a car isn’t it. You never liked riding on the cross bar.”

“No, it’s not that. It’s just you’ve driven me to drink.”


“What could be worse?”


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12 Responses to March 30: Flash Fiction Challenge – Pedalled

  1. Lol pedalled me to drink indeed! I think she’s ungrateful, he deserves someone who’s butt better matches his bars 🙂 Handle bars that is lol

  2. LucciaGray says:

    Love this! Pedalled to drink😂😂

  3. Bill says:

    This is cool. Loved it.

  4. Charli Mills says:

    Ha, ha! Pedalled her to drink! You had fun with that one and I enjoyed reading it!

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  6. julespaige says:

    Always fun when words can mean several things…like being driven to drink.
    Even if not in a car! 🙂

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