Western Fiction posted January 31, 2020


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100 word short story

Tom's Order

by CrystieCookie999


Tom Burnside was tired of herding cattle all day. His shoulders and back ached. Even his toes were sore. At sundown, he took a bath, dressed, and ambled slowly down the dusty main street, seeking the perfect watering hole. He stopped at Mike's Bar and Grill, easing gingerly into a booth.
"What can I get for you, handsome?" asked the perky, blonde waitress, in a pink top.
"Tuna fish sandwich with fries," Tom replied.
"Tuna fish sandwich? But our hamburgers are famous!"
"No beef with that, but I don't wanna see any cow or bull tonight, even a famous one."


 


100 Word Flash Fiction contest entry

Recognized


I counted the number of words in Microsoft Word in person, and their counter also says there are 100 words exactly here. Thanks to Moonwillow for a really great picture with a cowboy flair.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Artwork by MoonWillow at FanArtReview.com

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