It was a tight squeeze but for once in her life, she was glad she was scrawny. It was getting dark and she knew it wouldn’t be long before he gave up the search. Finally, after weeks of constant humiliation, today she would have her moment of triumph.

But suddenly the seeker pounced on her shouting, “Wrong day to wear those luminous yellow socks of yours kid!

Curses…foiled again!



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Okay…so maybe not the traditional use of the word luminous. But, it’s one of the correct uses right? Written for Lillie McFerrins Five Sentence Fiction. You can check out the fabulous other contributions here.

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23 comments on “Curses!

  1. I agree those yellow socks are darn glowing…loved your take!


  2. This was just too cute! I actually love the way you used ‘luminous’ for socks. Very vivid imagery there πŸ™‚


  3. nabanita21 says:

    I loved your interpretation… And by the way I love the socks πŸ™‚


  4. Melanie says:

    Very cute.


  5. That was a very sweet story….


  6. sharu4ever says:

    Short and crisp ! πŸ™‚


  7. Good job. Those are hard to write.


  8. shanx says:

    Good one πŸ™‚


  9. kentuckygal50 says:

    I love your micro-story!


  10. Ruchi Chopra says:

    Creative πŸ™‚ Nice play of words.


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