Been absent for far too long, so to break back into things, I’m jumping into Friday Fictioneers. This week’s photo prompt and my 100 word tale.
“Well, what do you think?”
He eyed it, stood over it, but didn’t touch it. “It’s stripy.”
“Yeah, I thought it would spice up your office.”
A colourless shell and devoid of character. Every time she walked into the room, she’d wanted to re-decorate it.
There was a long pause. “I’m not sure about the zig-zag pattern.”
She snatched the mouse up and tossed it back in her handbag. “Fine. It was just an impulsive buy.”
A week later, she placed a mouse mat on her boss’s desk. He rejected that alteration with a, “Too spotty.”
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