Humor Literary Fiction flash fiction

Solidly Grounded

By KJ Kabza
Sep 26, 2018 · 529 words · 2 minutes

From the author: One event. Three radically different perspectives.


When I saw the Hershey bar lying in the road, my first impulse was to pick it up and shout, "Five second rule!"

Then I remembered a prank from when I was a kid. The prankster would unwrap a Hershey bar, then refold the shiny part into a hollow rectangle and slip the part that said 'Hershey's' back over it. Then the prankster would offer it to somebody, and laugh when the poor kid curled a fist over an empty wrapper.

But I knew better now. I wasn't about to look like an idiot. I pushed the...

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