Alexa makes a Grocery List

“I don’t understand,” she said, furiously flinging the cursed fruit across her room. “The plan was perfect! How could she say no to such a delectable, red, juicy apple? What’s greater than apples?!”

The blue halo flickered as her fairy godmother spoke.

“Would you like to buy Avocados instead?”

(Written in response to the YeahWrite Microprose Challenge but uploaded too late because I still don’t understand time zones.)


Six Months Later


There was extra sugar frosting on the cupcake and a dash of vanilla extract. Just as he liked it.

She poured out another glass of wine and helped herself to it, choosing to ignore the bitter aftertaste.

This anniversary, she dined alone.