First Line Friday: 18th January 2019

Over to Dylan today for our Friday MLMM challenge
Our line for this week is:
“Well I think it’s funny!” and he was immediately hired.

That night, the audience were asked to welcome a new face to the club circuit, but when the applause faded, all that could be seen was a vacant stool on the stage.
Whispers of ‘what’s going on’ and ‘where is he’ filtered round the room as a microphone crackled and someone coughed.
‘I’m here!’ said a croaky voice, and everyone looked around.
‘On stage! Can’t you see me? I’m sitting on this stool right in front of you!
Someone tittered, another laughed politely.
‘Damn nerves.’ said the voice quietly.
There was some more static over the mic as the voice continued
‘I blame my father. He was a huge guy, made us kids really nervous, kept telling us we should be seen but not heard, but I always got it ass backwards……………’

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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4 Responses to First Line Friday: 18th January 2019

  1. Fandango says:

    We both thought “stand up” for this prompt. Here’s mine: https://fivedotoh.com/2019/01/18/mlmm-first-line-friday-stand-up/. Do you have “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” over there across the pond?

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