Trifextra – Week Ninety-Eight – Hanging By the Lights

Charles Dickens, in A Christmas Carol, wrote “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” We are giving you exactly 33 words to make us laugh out loud and spread some festive cheer.
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250,000 lights and John was done. The trophy was his. A patch of ice and he was airborne.  He sailed through the air, lights trailing. Gravity won as he hung from the roof. 


I want to point you flash fiction writers to another option. It is Flash in the Pan, where you write short fiction 50-150 words respectively to words chosen and posted each week. 250 responses will be collected and published by Redmund Productions. You can check the details at the following link: Flash in the Pan.

About Joe Owens

Can you tell from my writing I love God? I hope so because that is what I want you to know most about me. I am also a writer who loves taking on fiction prompts and crafting a story. One day you will read my work in print. Until then enjoy it here! For free!
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17 Responses to Trifextra – Week Ninety-Eight – Hanging By the Lights

  1. nice writing Joe. Susannah

  2. Valerie says:

    I love this! The trophy may go to John, but gravity certainly is the big winner! This was brilliant-with lights and humor!

  3. Tara R. says:

    Like a shooting star… could be from a Griswold Christmas.

  4. joetwo says:

    He reached too far. A classic tale. Good one!

  5. Hahaha That’s my kinda karma!

  6. I can just see that happening!! While funny…I wouldn’t want to be him. ♥

  7. Hahaha, this is cool. Got to watch that ice. Nice write! Thanks for linking up!

  8. Ooh, so dark! This is how you can pick the maniacally-minded (like me…) — because THIS is something that will make them laugh out loud. 😉

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