Nobody’s Fool

50 word thrs 2.21.19

For 50 Word Thursday brought to us this week by The Haunted Wordsmith stop over and take a look at some great flash fiction pieces and while you’re there, give Theresa’s stories a read. I promise you will not be disappointed. 😉

This week’s words to go with the photo prompt: Fooling, fooling, too much fooling.” (Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking)

Nobody’s Fool

Dressed like a clown, no one paid much notice as she wandered about the fair. She spotted the Ring Master, a pudgy man with taste for young girls, standing near the horses. Solanj skipped lightly to his side, singing to the crowd “fooling, fooling, too much fooling” as she bumped him comically.

He never felt the needle-thin dirk she thrust through the fat of his back puncturing the kidney as he fell forward into the mud.

“Quick, call an ambulance, he’s had a heart attack,” Solanj shouted before she faded seamlessly into the background, knowing that he was already dead.

word count 100

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP

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