“Found it!” A light clicks on, illumines a circle above. A rectangular shadow appears and shifts amid crisp rustling.
“What the hell is code 2 for box 10b on IRS form 6666?” a heinous curse word erupts, with a paper blizzard as Princess Kittycat launches from the tallest stack. She knows what’s coming–right after the wracking sobs.
A friendly hand offers a plated slice of carrot cake over the wall of the tax-time fortress.
Decaf to follow.
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2018)
Carrot Ranch Prompt (03/16/18): In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about carrot cake. It can be classic or unusual. Why is there cake? How does it feature in the story. Go where the prompt leads.