Humor Fiction posted February 13, 2019

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An apple a day....right?

Buying Time for Ms. Darby

by Y. M. Roger

Young Chandler asked to buy a bag of apples for his teacher.
“One big apple would be nicer, Chand.”
Chandler looked scandalized.
“Have you seen how old Ms. Darby is, Mom?” His brow furrowed in worry. “At an apple a day, this only buys her another week from those doctors!”


Fruity Fifty (Dribbling Fruit) writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
This is a prose fiction contest. You are to write a dribble fiction (50-words) that has to do in some way, shape, or form with some kind of fruit...that's it - no more specifics than that. Make us laugh, make us cry, make us sigh...just make enough of an impression that we vote for yours! ;) :)

Image of 'Honeycrisp Apples (4 lb)' from Sam's Club []
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