AnElephantCant ever stop smiling
He very rarely if ever scowls or frowns
But as everyone knows
And his little tale shows
Life is full of these strange ups and downs
Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time.
Where fast rising Rochelle lifts us all to a new level of achievement on a weekly basis.
And AnElephant is left in the basement as usual.
The idea is to write a very short story, circa 100 words, based on this picture prompt (below).
I don’t like you using those stairs at night, darling, please come in the elevator.
You know I am in training, and it is only four flights.
The lights never work, I worry, okay?
I have done it 100 times. I will watch you get in and race you to the top as usual!
Okay, if you must. Here it is, get ready!
She steps in, smiles, waves, and presses the button.
He races up the dark stairs two at a time and, as always, arrives as the doors slide open.
The elevator is empty.
He never sees her again.