Monday, January 7, 2013

1/3 You Got Something on Your Chin

She tried not to roll her eyes as she took his order.

“Do you have fish tacos? You know, some pink tacos?” he asked.
Trish was used to rude customers in the coffee shop, but this guy and his buddies were among the worst.
“Gimme a cheeseburger, babe.”
“Certainly,” she replied with as sincere a smile as she could muster.
Back in the kitchen, the cook prepped the burger: homemade bun, juicy patty, fresh lettuce, and half a paper napkin.
“Here you go, hun” Trish said and smiled brightly as she watched him take a huge bite.
Revenge served warm.

Assignment: drabble is an extremely short work of fiction of exactly one hundred words in length, not necessarily including the title. The purpose of the drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.

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