HUMOROUS FLASH FICTION

The Missing Sock

The missing sock perplexed me. We bought a pair of pink socks for our baby’s christening and now one was missing after its initial wash.

Christina Sng
Sep 24 · 1 min read
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Was it wedged between the washing machine or eaten by the cat? A careful examination of both ruled them out. The scratched hand didn’t help. I waved the orphaned sock angrily at the cat.

“Hurry up, honey!” My husband called. “We’re going to be late. I have baby’s left sock. Did you find the other?”

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~Winner, The Great Eighty Flash Fiction Competition, November 2017

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Poet, artist, essayist, animal activist, mama | Author of Bram Stoker Award winner A Collection of Nightmares | christinasng.com

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Christina Sng

Written by

Poet, artist, essayist, animal activist, mama | Author of Bram Stoker Award winner A Collection of Nightmares | christinasng.com

MuddyUm

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Infecting the World with Humor

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