Below you will find the results of my having challenged myself for a number of days to write a short story with a beginning and middle and an end inside of 30 minutes. Here is what I came up with. I hope you like it.
“Mommy, how did daddy die?”
”Pete Seeger took an axe to his respirator cable at the hospital. Claimed he couldn’t hear the lyrics.”
Becky threw her mandolin on the ground. It made an awful clank.
“Tell Pete Seeger to take his banjo and his chukka boots and his Little Red Songbook and ram ‘em up his ass.”