Story in 6 words? Not as easy as one would think. Played around with it a bit–here’s a short, short story collection.
Sirens blare. He looks around guiltily.
Rose petals wilted, under the bed.
The End of a Career:
Baseball hits scrotum. The rest, agony.
It’s Not a Problem:
Daddy drank. Mommy covered. Billy knew.
He used shampoo. Repeatedly. Stopped itching.
Vomit cleared, ambulance called, he smoked.
Thirty-seven cousins gather outside. Booze-free Hoedown.
We smoked weed. Then turned thirty.
Unbelievably, they couldn’t find the condom.
I won’t be back next year.