Yeah Write #162 Gargleblaster – The Moment of Truths

dinerA single strand of fluorescent pink escaped from beneath the waitress’s hat.

‘More coffee, Sir?’ she repeated.

Ingenuous, hazel eyes met my own;

She smiled a kindly smile.

I shook my head.

Below the table, sweating fingers struggled to grip the detonator

These 42 words form my entry into this week’s Gargleblaster challenge over at Yeah Write. The words were prompted by the question ‘Which way to go?. I hope you enjoy where I went with it. 

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30 thoughts on “Yeah Write #162 Gargleblaster – The Moment of Truths

  1. Tina

    Meeting the people you’re about to kill should be required. It is not so easy, then! Well written and tautly delivered.

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  2. Christine

    I love the details here – the pink hair, the coffee. Great way to anchor the piece in ordinary life before dropping the last line on us. Thanks for joining us at the gargleblaster again this week!

    Reply

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