July 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes buttons. You can use the word plural or singular in different expressions, or focus on how buttons relate to a story. Go where the prompt leads.
“Oh my but who dressed you?”
“Why?” I would ask feeling rather put upon.
It would be at this stage my partner would point out the disaster she was looking at.
Buttons in wrong holes, buttons missing, my fly half opened and my jacket having no chance of being buttoned up due to my spreading girth.
Back to the drawing board, she’d go over me, like with a fine-toothed comb fixing up the errors I had carelessly made.
Buttons were the bane of my life. They’d pop off at inopportune times leaving a gaping hole into my inner soul.