100WW — The Celebration

img_1730The three women sat by a tree in front of their office complex. The Space Needle was visible, so they could spend the evening snacking, chatting, and waiting for the fireworks display to start.

“It’s so nice finally living in a country where we can celebrate the nation’s Declaration of Independence as well as the freedom living in this country allows us,” one of the women said.

“Yes,” said another. “We have a great job, a great life, a great country.”

Then a car pulled up, a man walked up to them, and asked, “Ladies, can I see your papers?”

(100 words)

Written for Bikurgurl’s 100 Word Wednesday prompt and for Teresa’s Three Things Challenge, where the things are Declaration, freedom, and fireworks.

10 thoughts on “100WW — The Celebration

  1. The Haunted Wordsmith July 4, 2018 / 10:34 am

    I am sure a lot of people will be picked up today or too scared to go out. Good story 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  2. James July 4, 2018 / 3:33 pm

    Well, it passed the Bechdel test. Apparently that’s hard to do.


    • Fandango July 4, 2018 / 4:48 pm

      Oh, they probably talked about men sometime before the guy pulled up in the car.


  3. calmkate July 4, 2018 / 4:19 pm

    oh masterful writing … shows both sides of a blistering issue!

    Liked by 1 person

      • calmkate July 4, 2018 / 5:12 pm

        absolutely .. watching from the other side of the ocean is easier than living amidst it I fear …

        Liked by 1 person

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