Execution Day

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This was written in response to the Trifextra Challenge:
In The Scorpio Races, author Maggie Stiefvater writes, “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” Give us the next thirty-three words of this story, as you imagine it. Take it wherever you like, but make it original and make it 33 words
exactly. – See more at: http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com

Carefully snapping the tip of the disposable applicator, I seize Bandit, take deadly aim, and act swiftly to dispense the poison squarely between his shoulder blades, triumphantly exclaiming:

“Begone, tics and fleas! Begone!”

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20 thoughts on “Execution Day

  1. eileen gail marucci ilaria

    i agree i will always kill fleas owning a huge bullmastif i must always be on the lookout. no harm can come to my dear daisy

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      1. BCIJo (aka Joanne Edith)

        Definitely not bed mates! But you must have a very big heart…to go along with your very big family. It always seems that those who are already taxed to the max, are the ones who still find room for others! Kudos!

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