List – A Drabble

Reclaiming a trampoline:
1) Borrow the neighbor’s dorky catapult.
2) Wait for the construction break.
3) Text Rianna about Tommy kissing Beth.
4) Line upright wood planks halfway around the house.
5) Wait for Ginny to go answer Rianna’s panicked call.
6) Place the first plank on the rake.
7) Tie a rope to its handle.
8) Thread it up and around the trampoline’s frame.
9) Tie it under the bounce mat.
10) Place the catapult’s lever by the last plank.
11) Aim at the roofers’ bucket of tar.
12) Load.
13) Hide.
14) Wait.
15) Don’t laugh.
16) Laugh.

This story was written based on this prompt.


About Aheïla

Somewhere in Quebec City, Aheïla works as a Game Design Director by day and writes by night. Known for her blue hair, unyielding dynamism and tasty cooking (quails, anyone?), she’s convinced “prose is the new crack”. She satisfies her addiction daily on The Writeaholic’s Blog and weekly on Games' Bustles View all posts by Aheïla

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