The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is…

“Let’s go, we’re already behind schedule,” he said.

“I’m not ready yet,” I replied, “I need white flowers to put in my hair, they look dazzling on me.”

“WHAT?” he cried out, “Where will I get them from in this snow?”

“Really?” I said in my best sarcastic tone, “THAT’S your excuse?”

“But what will people say?” he whined.

“I don’t care,” I replied, “I’m not budging an inch till I get them.”

Knowing when he was beaten, Santa grudgingly said, “I’ll get your white flowers. I just wish you would not choose Christmas Eve for your tantrums, Rudolph!”


99 words.

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and loads of pure, unbridled joy!

Written in response to the Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) include white flowers in your story. This is a repeat prompt, but one that has an ability to be emotive. Humor, drama, irony — go wherever the white flowers lead.

Rules are here.


About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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13 Responses to The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is…

  1. Did not see that coming! Twisted like a peppermint stick.

  2. Loved this, made me laugh! =)

  3. Norah says:

    Love it. Like Brenda, I laughed out loud. Neat.

  4. Haha this one made me laugh!

  5. Annecdotist says:

    Christmas is the ideal time for tantrums – fab flash!

  6. Charli Mills says:

    Oh, celebrities can be so unpredictable! What a fun and unexpected flash. The happiest of New Years to you, Anurag, wishing you much joy!

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