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Flash in the Pan

He slammed the cabinet. The faucet was running, spilling over the top of the pot. He left it on as he poured the water into the coffee maker.

Skillets and pots rattled when he kicked the stove drawer shut. The burner squeaked under the pressure of the pan.

He pushed the refrigerator door with his hip, and everything in the door banged together.

When she stumbled into the kitchen, yawning, she asked, “Why are you up so early on your day off?”

“Oh, did I wake you?”

 

Welcome to “Flash in the Pan”

Opening the month of the 125 word upper limit, this flash fiction weighs in at 87 words. The word for this week isΒ wake.

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. The new page contains all the new flash words and deadlines.

Happy Flashing!

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Have you ever disturbed someone’s sleep because you were angry? Anyone done it to you? Have you ever done something nice for someone when you were angry to make them feel shame?

What is the next part of the conversation which should take place?


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24 Comments

  1. Informing him she’s going back to bed, at least that’s what I do. I often wake people when I’m mad, of course it has more to do with being the only one that doesn’t get to nap regularly instead of caring if someone is sleeping on my non-existent days off.
    Laurie recently posted..Sunday FictionMy Profile

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  2. I had this one written down as a seventy five word FTP so I will need to upgrade the one I just added πŸ™ Never mind it will be easy to do πŸ™‚ Yay

    I like yours a lot, and how rude
    of him to wake her up like that πŸ™

    Andro xxx

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  3. They could wake me up if they were making pancakes for me.
    Binky recently posted..Hope LaughsMy Profile

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  4. I love this one! I used to make noise to wake my Mate when I was taking care of two preemies and getting maybe two hours of broken sleep a day. The punishment for doing that was he didn’t wake up!
    But at least I released my anger at being a single parent in a two parent household πŸ˜‰
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    • Not me. I am not passive aggressive, only aggressive. I told Mate get the eff out the bed. πŸ˜€

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  5. I get awakened frequently by telesales, neighbours looking to use my phone or borrow money.

    In the end I have learned to ignore them, but I sure do get angry when I’m short of sleep!!! πŸ™‚

    Love and hugs!

    Prenin.
    prenin recently posted..Saturday – quiet day.My Profile

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    • Oh, pish tosh. I frequently turn off the tele to get some sleep. Since it is unlikely anyone would call me to tell me my house was ablaze, there is little I can do from a dead sleep which would be intimately helpful. πŸ˜‰

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  6. Lol. I live with one of those! Actually, my daughter, hubs mini-me, is the same. :: sigh::
    Angela Young recently posted..Whose plan are you following?My Profile

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  7. I like this lol
    Sage Doyle recently posted..β€œFay” Post 11My Profile

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  8. Hmmm…sounds like he means to wake her up πŸ˜‰
    Nice flash Red.
    Novroz recently posted..The Mighty Boosh – History and PilotMy Profile

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  9. Michelle always complains that I make too much noise in the kitchen early in the morning too. Not being much of a reader I like these short stories.
    Tony McGurk recently posted..Gangnam Mammal StyleMy Profile

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  10. I see you’ve been inspiring Androgoth lately – that’s terrific πŸ™‚

    ‘Oh, did I wake you?’ – that’s what I say to Daniel!!
    Noeleen recently posted..Guilt. GUILTY!My Profile

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