Peals of laughter rolled across the yard and through the living room window. They were playing tag.
“I should be it first. I can catch all of them,” he muttered.
A little girl shrieked. “I coulda caught her.”
“Aww!” The disappointment in the boy’s word was overcome by excitement in his voice.
“Little brother got caught.” He put his arm over his head to see his watch.
Before he could focus on it, Mom said, “Three more minutes before you can get your nose out of the corner.”
The upper word limit for November is 125 words. This flash comes in at 88. The word for this week is corner. Today, I chose noun over verb. Which one will you choose?
If you are playing along for Flash in the Pan, or would like to join for the first time, visit the Flash in the Pan page to learn how to be a part of the second edition of FTP. We are nearing the half-way point for this edition of the FTP.
Did your parents believe in the corner or was it one of your teachers? Were you a tag player? Who was the best it?
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