Unfulfilled Promises

Unfulfilled Promises

If there was one thing Violet was certain of it was that Ernest C. Stottlemeyer, or Ernie for short, was a procrastinator. She loved the man but things needed to change.

Vi waited in the dark as Ernie returned from the Brunswick and dropped his bowling ball at the door.

“Put the damned ball away,” she said startling him. “Starting tomorrow,” she paused while reaching to electrify the lamp. The light illuminating the ‘Unabridged Lexicon of Unfulfilled Promises’ she cradled in her arms, “Starting tomorrow Ernie…”

Contains prompt from Sammi Cox’s
Weekend Writing Prompt #255.
Date: 2022-04-16 | Word: Lexicon | Count: 85

Photo Credit: Ant Rozetsky via Unsplash
Copyright 2022 Greg Glazebrook, All Rights Reserved.


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