Friday, August 19, 2005

55 Fiction Fridays: V-day

Friday...

He tried to be nonchalant as he opened up the shoebox. It wouldn’t do for people to think he was overly nervous, or anxious. The key was to not draw attention to yourself at all, blend into the crowd. But there was no hiding the disappointment: 30 kids in his class, and only 9 valentines.

10 comments:

brimful said...

ONLY nine? Hello?!? In my elementary school, nine made you a P.I.M.P. :)

Neel Mehta said...

Brimful: you had pimps in your elementary school? Damn.

I could live with only 9 valentines, as long as one of them said this.

Nice 55, by the way.

suitablegirl said...

this is the first "55" i've loved.

Heather said...

Well done, Maisnon.

I keep meaning to do this, but I never even realize it's Friday until see these up everywhere. Maybe next week...

Roonie said...

I didn't know I should be doing this. Maybe I should.

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maisnon said...

Hmmm...comment spam? Am I going to have to turn off anonymous commenting?!

Boo. Hiss.

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my blog got nuked by the stupid comment spammers. hoping to have it back up shortly. :(