A Lazybone’s Gratitude
100 word story: Idiot celebrates the completion of her first jobless month
Idiot completes a month of joblessness.
“How do you feel today?” — She thrusts the mic at a mirror.
“To hubby, ‘coz he now has to make ends meet?”
“Na, to room… Personal-Room.”
Idiot gives a long hard stare to her mirror counterpart. She should’ve seen it coming.
She ends up dusting, sweeping and mopping Personal-Room until the latter beams like Baby-Idiot fresh out of bath; every hair combed neatly into place.
Gratitude, she muses, is powerful indeed.
How else do you thank a good room that asks for nothing, but quietly stops the world from chomping up your thought-noodles?
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