That’s It! That’s Fucking It!

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.

He sat in the driver’s seat. The car hadn’t moved from the parking space in over an hour. He had gone to Honey Dew to grab a coffee, and he was fine. When he pulled into the parking lot, he lost it. Somehow, he’d managed to soak his necktie with his own tears.

He rested his head against the steering wheel. After, what, fifteen minutes? He uncoiled his spine.

The first thing he saw was the sign…

Metivier Funeral Home

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 A nighttime feeling passed over him. It seemed like mist. He briefly hoped that more of his close relatives would die simply so he could refuse to set foot in the place on principle.

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