“I CAN’T BE LATE!” prompt: He glanced at his watch impatiently…

He glanced at his watch impatiently. “I can’t be late!  Where is the gatekeeper?  Who is manning this station?” he angrily yelled.

“How rude,” he thought, “There should be someone here.  I have appointments and phone calls to make.  I am going to miss my goddamn bus! This always happens when I am in a hurry.”

“What the fuck is going on!” He yelled at the top of his voice, “What kind of a place are you running here?”

Then he noticed the sign:

Take the chute if gate unattended.


St. Peter

About S.K. Nicholls

is a steel magnolia from GA who currently resides with her rocket scientist husband in Central Florida. Even though she had a reputation as the class clown in grade school, she managed to successfully achieve a career in nursing that spanned thirty-five years. Putting down the stethoscope and picking up the pen, she started writing compelling, thought-provoking historic novels and riveting contemporary crime romps, telling it like it was and telling it like it is. Orphaned from her mother at an early age, she survived foster care, and in her youth resided in an orphanage in the North GA Mountains, the Ethel Harpst Home. Four adults call her mom and four little people call her grandmother. She enjoys reading, comedy shows, salt-water fishing, boating, and brewing Kombucha. Her family owns and operates one of the oldest and largest nudist resorts in the nation located in Florida, Cypress Cove.

26 comments on ““I CAN’T BE LATE!” prompt: He glanced at his watch impatiently…

  1. Haha! I guess they’re going on faith that whomever shows up should be let in.

  2. A chute that goes down to heaven? Sounds legit to me. 🙂

  3. Ahahahahaha, oh this was great! 🙂

  4. OMG! Snort 😛 This was great!

  5. This was great! Loved it 🙂

  6. Loved it really didn’t see the ending being that at all.

  7. That was a great twist, loved it 🙂

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