Friday Fictioneers – one ever changing photo prompt, 100+/- Words, 100+/- Writers, 100+/- stories.
Today: 99 Words
Flash Fiction based on the photo prompt below. Please check out some of the other stories in the Collection. You’ll be glad you did.
Perspiration dripping, she took the steps two at a time. Running to an unheard rhythm. Her Dad’s office somewhere at ‘The Tower Top’. The pinnacle of his career “Posh & Circumstance with a whole lotta pomp” she and her brother joked. She silently adding ‘ and Co-eds”. Still didn’t make him come home. Still didn’t pay the bills. They went without electricity and water but often with bill collectors pounding on the door. He gambling, drinking, carousing. She froze at the top step. Digging through the trash for bottles and cans was her Mom. She ran on to an unheard rhythm.