FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2017
Old Al’s Poison
“What’s your poison?” Ned winked at the pretty young thing attached to old man Dulcimer’s arm.
“My usual. And a gin and tonic for my date.”
The gorgeous brunette returned his wink. “Just in town. Al stumbled upon me having car trouble. He was so kind. He gave me a lift.”
“Aren’t you the lucky one?” Ned winked again.
“Yes, I am,” Al replied seductively as the brunette eased into his arms.
“Just a minute, Aconiti. The little boy’s room,” beamed a red-faced Al.
“It’s been a perfect plan, Sis. Wolfsbane ala rum,” toasted Ned. “Old Al’s clueless.”
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Written for Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner: Week #16– 2017. Requirements: Using the photo prompt, create a 200 word flash fiction.