Friday Fictioneers: Summer Be Gone


ice-on-the-window

Copyright – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

“Ugh, it’s so hot! Don’t you wish it’s winter already?” Katy whined, sitting on the carpet in the living room fanning herself with a book. The AC’s broken and the temperature is climbing up to 100°F.

Her sister, Samantha, doing the same thing, rolled her eyes. “Yeah and in the winter, when it’s 10-below and ice’s covering the window, you’ll whine ‘it’s freezing’.”

“That’s not true.” Katy snapped. “I don’t whine.”

Six months later…

Katy sat on the couch, wearing three layers of thick clothing and hugging a hot-water-bag. The furnace had stopped working. “Damn it!” She shrieked. “It’s freezing!”

(100 words)

Each week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts Friday Fictioneers where we’re challenged to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words, more or less, based on the picture above.

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