Prompt of – car – Used for the story
“What an Arm!”
by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh
Copyright February 2016 – 149 words, genre: flash fiction
Janis had packed enough for the trip to the beach with 3 babies.
Janey managed to reach the diaper bag and pulled out a bottle and through it out window. She missed. She handed one to her other sister This time they both made body contact.
Horns started blaring, Janis heard a police car.
She pulled over and stopped. A policeman had bottles in his hands.
“Witnesses say the bottles came out of this car.”
“Oh no, my little babies couldn’t have done that.”
Just then Janey pulls out another one and hits the cop in the belly.
Janis is horrified. The babies are giggling.
“Well what an arm they have, but throwing them at people is illegal. I’ll tell you what? Mama takes all the bottles up there and rolls up the windows from now on. Got it Mama?”
“Yes sir, I got it!”
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