Saturday, 22 June 2013

'Misty At The Range' by Will Barrington

Misty can smell crazy, it's why she took over the range when Pops retired. Her older brother Dale too bold, too careless; too proud to acknowledge the snub.

Since breaking off with Orin, Misty got bored. Most likely it was Orin that made her bored. Dependable Orin, regular as a repeating rifle.

There's this guy at the range who lingers at the kiosk, buys more ammo than he needs. Don't seem the full clip, but he looks at her with hungry eyes, and she kinda wants to see what he looks like when that hunger's sated.



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2 comments:

  1. Why do some women go for the bad boys? What's WRONG with dependable!

    Well written flash!

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  2. I think this is the best piece of writing in this collection!
    Gary Tippings (author of The Bench)

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