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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

February drabbles - 3

It was one of those days.

The coffee-maker overflowed during her shower; brown sludge behind the fridge making sodden murk with dog-hairs and peas. She cleaned it, down on hands and knees, then had to change her clothes.

Meanwhile the dog threw up; must have snacked on grounds. Her car wouldn’t start. The rain was wet. And when she turned around the bus splashed her skirt. The coffee shop was packed.

A stranger stopped and smiled at her. He found a table; carried her cup. “Name’s Murphy,” he said. “Murphy’s Law.” Then Sandy tripped up and melted into his gaze.

1 comment:

THE OLD GEEZER said...

Ah yes! 'Murphy’s Law'

That would be a great subject to do a blog on?

God bless you, Ron