This post is a themed writing project challenge taken from Jenny Matlock over at off on my tangent.
Jenny says we can use UP to 100 words to tell a story. It can be fact or fiction. Jenny posts a few words, a prompt that we work from. This weeks prompt is in bold italics.
He had never been accused of being intelligent...,
so when Private Gomer Pyle momentarily paused before gently and thoroughly wrapping the perfectly ripened banana with the rubber gadget he’d just removed from the Trojan package,
Lou-Ann Poovie his girlfriend breathed a sigh of relief thinking “Gee, he remembered everything he’d been taught by the Planned Parenthood rep about correct application. Doing it exactly like she said. Start at the top and roll down."
“He’s not such a dummy after all.”
Lou-Ann gave Gomer lots of credit and much more that particular day.
Ten months down the road, she learned she’d been far too generous all the way around.