Day 15 Prompt – Bun

Man-child stands at mirror in bathroom of his mother’s house primping himself to go to work. He speaks out loud to his reflection.

I’ll show her… fuck, I’ll show every last one of those assholes!

He turns and reaches up to adjust a small mirror that hangs from the shower curtain rod, to admire from the back, the tight billiard ball-sized bun in his hair that perches atop the crown of his head.

Fuck yeah! They wouldn’t dare touch me now. I’m a friggin’ sumo, baby!

Man-child smooths his white shirt down his flat abdominals and tucks it into his black dress-pants, inspects the knot in his tie one last time, grins at himself, and leaves for his first day as a floor-walker at Sears.


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24 comments on “Day 15 Prompt – Bun

  1. that really gets ya by the gotcha!!!

  2. “I’m a friggin’ sumo, baby! ” Love it 🙂

  3. I know I wouldn’t be able to ignore that if I saw it.

  4. Hahaha…my husband used to have that job. I tease him about it. He’s a rocket scientist now!

  5. Reblogged this on lindaghill and commented:
    Day 15 Prompt – Write about a stranger you see. Either their back-story or what they are thinking in the moment you see them.

  6. Oh wow! I’m a friggin’ sumo, baby . . . that line is the best! Thank you for that!

  7. I’m just glad the kid wore nice clothes and not the diaper/thong. of a sumo wrestler! Sears might have to tuck him away in the lay-away section! 😀

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