Valentine’s Day Surprise: 99 word flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch was valentines. In 99 words (no more, no less) a story was to be written. Here is mine:

Valentine’s Day Surprise

Julie gave Valentine’s Day cards to everyone in her class. She usually picked ones that were funny or silly, generic ‘Be My Valentine.’ She never got the mushy ones. She didn’t want any boy thinking she “liked” him especially Danny, who still picked his nose and wet his pants.

Once home, she dumped the Valentines out looking through them. Most were like ones she gave to classmates, but there was an extra one that was handmade and unsigned except for, “I like you. Do you like me?” Although Julie never knew who gave it to her, she felt special.

Nancy Brady, 2019


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About pedometergeek

A pharmacist by profession, a haiku poet by nature, I read and write. I have a book of haiku, Ohayo Haiku, and another somewhat alternative haiku book, Three Breaths, but write other genres. I also read...lots of novels! My favorite is, and remains, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged but I am also a big Harry Potter fan. I truly am a pedometer geek strapping on my pedometer as soon as I awaken.
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4 Responses to Valentine’s Day Surprise: 99 word flash fiction

  1. Jules says:

    Awe…. Yep young ‘Like’ can be sooo sweet. 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  2. calmkate says:

    lol I used to give anonymous Valentines day cards to my friends, loved to hear them wondering for the whole year which boy it was!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Kate, That would have been awesome although I bet I would have been freaked out wondering if it had happened to me. Did you ever confess? Inquiring minds want to know…nan


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