The blackness creeps into my soul. My mind craves stimulation. Images form in my troubled mind, terrors imagined.
“Tomorrow I must pay the electricity bill.”
Posted by Ross Mannell on October 29, 2011 in 2. Saturday Centus
October 30, 2011 at 00:04
I had a good chuckle reading this! Well played.
November 6, 2011 at 21:24
Thanks for the comment.
25 words was quite a task when set to a prompt and needing to have meaning. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 00:20
Yikes that must be one huge bill if it brings you terror, good one.
November 6, 2011 at 21:25
I tend to find the thought of an electricity bill as a frightening experience even when I have green options in mine. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 01:31
Gotta love this one!
November 6, 2011 at 21:26
The 25 words were short and tongue-in-cheek. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 03:36
OH what the bills can do! There are so many these days…without much extra!
November 6, 2011 at 21:28
It seems the only ones who like bills are the issuers. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 04:23
This cracked me up!
I wanted a little twist in this short story. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 05:57
clever. I like it!
November 6, 2011 at 21:30
25 words is a good test. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 07:37
Meantime, go hunt for the candels!! Good take on the prompt!!!
CANDLES! I meant CANDLES!!!!
I have lost count of the number of times I have mistyped words. I keep candles here just in case. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 12:50
Perfect take on the prompt!
November 6, 2011 at 21:32
I was bringing the blackness into an all too common life event. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 15:41
oh so funny!
November 6, 2011 at 21:33
I had been thinking of ways to make light of the dark. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 21:16
Good job! Made me laugh!
November 6, 2011 at 21:34
When the idea came to me, I smiled. I had started out looking for a non-serious idea. 🙂
October 30, 2011 at 23:58
LOL! Yep, sounds like a priority.
November 6, 2011 at 21:35
Paying on time may have helped but bills can be trying at times. 🙂
November 1, 2011 at 21:05
Wow this one is true it sounds like my head in the middle of the night. Great one. B
November 6, 2011 at 21:36
With an electricity bill due soon, it’s almost a personal story. 🙂
Annas Adornments, Sweden
November 2, 2011 at 00:30
Perfect for the prompt. Well done!
Anna’s SC wk 78 ‘A Study in Black’
November 6, 2011 at 21:38
This one was fun to write.
November 15, 2011 at 04:01
You are brilliant! I loved this!
Thank you, thank you for the laugh!
November 15, 2011 at 21:53
The dark prompt helped me look on the bright side of things. 🙂
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