Friday, 9 April 2010

55-Friday Flash Fiction #3

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Being a clown‘So when did you begin— ’
‘Whenever I were home early, I found him looking all hot and innocent. Well I thought fancy woman, you know, the make-up and things but he weren’t.’
‘Were he one of those tranvest…whatchamacallits.’
'I bloody wish, we’ll lose the house, he’s giving up decent work to become a…clown.'

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27 comments:

  1. An excellent piece with the word limitation and all…very taut and makes one reach their own conclusions…nice

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  2. I love "tranvest…whatchamacallits." very well done my friend. I didn't see clown coming. Excellent Have a wonderful Friday :)

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  3. Ah, the decisions we make.
    Quite an edge to this one, too.

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  4. Very clever. :) I gave up a decent job to become a... high school teacher...! What was I thinking?! ;) But I am loving it! (And some people would probably say teaching is, in fact, a decent job...!)
    Nice 55. Well done.
    Love/ Jo.

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  5. a clown is not a bad profession at least you make people laugh. smils. nice 55.

    mine is up!

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  6. "Send in the clowns"....as long as they're not the Stephen King type.

    Here is my Flash 55 for the week. [scroll down below my Show n Tell feature]

    Have a wonderful Friday.

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  7. What a fun and interesting 55! And I'm with Anni... just the nice ones please.

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  9. Just came by to find you clowning around....

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  10. Clowns have always given me the creeps. The painted smile, and all. Great juxtaposition.

    Happy Friday!
    Mine is up.

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  11. very clever 55, thanks for stopping by have a wonderful day

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  12. and one wonders which choice would be considered more shameful. ah, but we all have dreams. don't we?

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  13. Really so sweet.
    To be a clown, what a huge step!

    SAY WHAT?
    Happy Friday!

    hugs
    shakira

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  14. He's lucky to go professional, I've been a clown all my life family tells me; at the same time the next line out of their mouths, is your not funny.

    I'm confused!

    Good job

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  15. A clown! That's gotta be more fun than the "decent work." Good one.

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  16. A Tranny-Clown?
    How would we know eh?
    Just kidding, Excellent 55 John.
    Thanks for this fine contribution, thanks for visiting, and please have a Kick-Ass Week-End...G

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  17. But to do what makes him happy?

    Love that it makes one think.

    xx

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  18. this is fabulous! I wish I was a clown, well funny at least!
    Thanks for visiting my site, I look forward to more of your writing.

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  19. @ Jana I use the ABDCE method
    @ Throm yes bit nice clowns!
    @ anthonynorth yes we regret the ones we did't make
    @ järnebrand but are you happy!
    @ Brian Miller yep, but will it put food on the table?
    @ Hootin' Anni no he will be a good clown...for now
    @ Felicitas maniac laugh, of course
    @ PattiKen true
    @ Enchanted Oak bom bom!
    @ Yvonne Osborne I was bullied by one at a theatre once
    @ clean and crazy I bet you say that to all the boys
    @ lime be a banker?
    @ Sh@KiR@ CK one big foot for...
    @ Alice Audrey keep them guessing!

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  20. A very cute flash 55...I think I like that kind of job!

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  21. Ha! This was really cute. Some people are afraid of clowns, but they make me laugh.

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  22. Who says being a clown isn't decent work?

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  23. So will they laugh all the way to the bank? :)

    Nicely done..love the photo!

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  24. Now ya clowning around right?

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This blog was inspired by First 50 words where you freewrite from a single word prompt. I use random words or images to create flash fiction in formats ranging from twitter postcards to short short stories.