April 12, 2013 by petrujviljoen
The weekly Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. It’s an exercise in brevity of a tale told. It’s also fun. This week’s photo prompt is courtesy Sandra Crook, an avid Friday Fictioneer participant.
Following is my contribution, clocking in at a 100 words. A qualifier: specially in the light of my previous post – I do not think all men are like this.
Positive, constructive criticism is welcome.
His attention was riveted on the sculpted hybrid.
”Henry! How can you … we’re in a middle of a discussion!” He jerked loose from her grip on his arm. ”Baby, oh my baby!” Reverently he kneeled at the artwork, letting his hands glide over the wrought makings.
It’s always the same! Cars, tractors, motorbikes, helicopters. Just look at that joystick! An ode to his masculinity!
Mouth set, eyes blazing, she backed away. He didn’t notice. She slammed the car door. He didn’t notice. She sped off, gravel flying. Then he whirled round – ”Hey! That’s my car, you bitch!”