Ill-Conceived Celebration

559FE81C-5F73-4C41-A131-1A8BF3DD6516“I need a pencil,” Aaron said. “Can you quit squatting in that corner and find me one?”

“Why do you need a pencil?” Ray asked.

“I’m planning the celebration.”

“What celebration?”

“To honor the President. He’s coming to town for a rally.”

“You want to plan a celebration for that imperious bastard?”

“He’s the President. We can’t afford not to celebrate his being here.”

“I can’t believe how happy you are to capitulate to that moron who is destroying our nation.

(Exactly 82 words)


26D489A5-3E66-4D92-866E-0551A1656DA9Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt (“celebration” in exactly 82 words). And for: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (pencil), Ragtag Daily Prompt (squat), Your Daily Word Prompt (imperious), Scotts Daily Prompt (afford), and Word of the Day Challenge (capitulate).

9 thoughts on “Ill-Conceived Celebration

  1. talesfromthemindofkristian December 9, 2018 / 2:33 am

    A great use of the prompt words. I think ‘Imperious’ is far too grand a word for him, he doesn’t have that overweening sense of self-importance that comes through achievement but that feeling a spoiled brat has that the world revolves around them which most children grow out of when faced with the real world. There should be a new word to describe him. I think the Simpsons coined the word ‘Crapulence’…

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