Friday Fictioneers — That’s Amore

img_2417Arnold walked over to their hotel room window, pushed aside the sheer, lace curtain, and called out to his wife, “Honey, come see this view.”

Florence walked over to her husband. “It is beautiful, isn’t it. And the moon, oh my.”

Arnold suddenly started singing, using his best Dean Martin impression, “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore. When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore.”

“Arnie,” Florence smiled and said, “we have the moon and the wine.”

“Then I’d say it’s time for some amore.” Arnold said.

(100 words)


Written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ Friday Fictioneers prompt. Photo credit: Gah Learner.

And here’s a bonus for those of you who are old enough to remember Dean Martin. Or for those of you who are too young to know who Dean Martin was.

31 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers — That’s Amore

  1. Renard Moreau September 7, 2018 / 6:24 am

    🙂 Fandango, I might not be as old as you, but I am very familiar with that song from Dean Martin.

    They certainly do not make music like that anymore, my friend.

    Do have yourself a fabulous day!

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  2. Bryan Fagan September 7, 2018 / 6:44 am

    Anyone who posts a Dean Martin video while he’s singing is cool in my book. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango September 7, 2018 / 9:15 am

      Ha! Thanks, Bryan. I always thought Dean Martin was cool.

      Like

  3. Marilyn Armstrong September 7, 2018 / 11:13 am

    Like a big pizza pie? Is that the famed Red Moon? Super moon? Or just the Italian Pizza Moon? But surely a good time for amore!

    Liked by 1 person

      • Sight11 September 7, 2018 / 8:02 pm

        In real life you will be devoid of any impression.. If we meet that is..

        Liked by 1 person

        • Fandango September 7, 2018 / 9:53 pm

          That’s impossible. Everyone you meet leaves some sort of impression.

          Liked by 1 person

  4. Dale September 7, 2018 / 10:38 pm

    That was wonderful, Fandango… And NO ONE beats Dino Martini…

    Liked by 1 person

  5. leigha66 September 15, 2018 / 7:32 am

    Dean had such a great voice. Good story and thanks for the video!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango September 15, 2018 / 7:44 am

      I know he was initially the straight man to Jerry Lewis’ funny man, but Dean was also a pretty funny guy.

      Liked by 1 person

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