“Aftershave!” Lars exclaimed, revealing her renowned gift for grandsons. “I was nearly out!”
“Aftershave? No wonder it burns so badly! I mistook it for mouthwash.”
Grandma’s eyes loathed my false confession.
This confessional moment is brought to you courtesy of this weekend’s prompt at Trifextra, the nice folks still making Aqua Velva, and my dearly departed Grandma D.
The Prompt: a thirty-three word confession.
“What if I topple your paradigm?”
Her finger played nervously with a loop underneath long black curls. She pondered his words. Was this honey sweet flirtation or just wearing on her last nerve?
This is my first second Trifextra submission to Trifecta. To my delight, my last entry received some positive feedback from nice folks (isn’t everyone nice… until they get to know me). As an added bonus, my writing didn’t get me run out of town.
This weekend’s assignment asks for exactly 33 words, 30 of my own and three of the following:
topple paradigm underneath nerve honey loop
My imagination helped me to squeeze them all in, so hopefully it doesn’t fault my entry. Time will tell.