March 9, 2013 by petrujviljoen
Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-fields. This is wonderful practice in writing and getting feedback for one’s efforts. The photograph is courtesy Jennifer Pendergrast who holds copyright.
”Something eccentric, spiritual! A place where I can evolve!” Her colleague nearly choked on her wine. ”There has to be light!” shrilled the estate agent, chin in the air, her hand on her forehead.
They traversed the city, suffering the affectations of their conceited customer. ”I’m an actress”. They rolled their eyes. ”I’m very sensitive”. They endured.
At last, smugly, they presented the apartment with the spiral staircase. Surely, this time…?
The agent covered her mouth with one hand, slamming on the table with the other. ”Then she married a travelling salesman. And moved to the suburbs!” the shriek audible.