Friday Fictioneers — Bad Timing

“This is shocking,” Janice said.

“Actually,” Sharon said, “it’s typical of him.

“He never did have a good sense of timing,” William added.

“That’s an understatement,” Janice said. “Everything he said or did was at the wrong time and the wrong place.”

“So we shouldn’t be at all surprised that her ex-husband, and our estranged father, would send a bouquet of flowers and a “Get Well Soon” helium balloon on the day of Mom’s funeral,” Sharon said.

“Once an ass, always and ass,” William said.

“I still think it’s shocking,” Janice said.

“And I still think it’s typical,” Sharon said.

(100 words)


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

10 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers — Bad Timing

  1. Marleen June 17, 2022 / 10:32 am

    I wonder why an estranged father would send flowers at all.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Nope, Not Pam June 18, 2022 / 3:56 am

    That worked really well 😊

    Liked by 1 person

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