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! We have an elderly dog called Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. 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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