Friday Fictioneers — Special Delivery

7F091658-C4AC-4741-9971-0DC056D718E4“How long are you going to let that box sit outside of the gate?” Maria asked.

“I know what’s in it and I don’t want it,” Louis said. “It’s my stuff from Donna’s that I left there after she kicked me out. It will only serve to remind me of how I screwed things up with her.”

“You can’t just leave it out there,” Maria said. “If you don’t want it, take it to the post office and send it back. In the meantime, you can stay here with me for as long as you want.”

“Thanks, Ma,” Louis said.

(100 Words)

Written for this week’s Friday Fictioneers prompt from Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Photo credit: Jean L. Hays.

14 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers — Special Delivery

  1. ahtdoucette July 19, 2020 / 10:29 am

    I love how this story proceeds, me thinking he’s with another woman – but it’s his mother – and of course she is the practical one. Hope he works things out with Maria so he can get rid of this “baggage” if nothing else. A lot of story in one neatly-wrapped package!

    Liked by 2 people

    • Fandango July 19, 2020 / 10:27 pm

      Thanks, I appreciate your kind words.


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