May 28, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using two words that contradict. Examples include champagne and hard-rock; rosemary and sewage; duck down and firecrackers; sleep and square-dancing. Use one of these or make up your own. Go where the prompt leads!
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If he still had feelings in his legs, why could he not see what was holding them down?
Doug’s attention was then diverted to the picture that had fallen off the wall earlier. It rang like a telephone.
Two floors below, Mike watched in astonishment as floorboards rose towards the face of his other-self.
“I wonder if the floorboards taste better with ketchup on them?” asked the face on the ceiling.
Before turning to run from danger, the floorboards beneath the woman began to rise. Gasping, Sophie watched as a bathtub and a toaster came up through the floor.
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Written in response to the 99-word flash fiction challenge hosted by Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch.
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