I wrote this for this week’s Friday Fictioneers led by Rochelle 100 words (or so) based on the photo prompt below. Come join us!
A cool breeze was coming through the open restaurant window. Red paper lanterns swayed from the ceiling.
It’s happiness enough to know one is superior to the fork people was written on your chopstick wrapper.
“I wonder what that means?” I asked.
“That.” I pointed to the fortune.
You shrugged and tore off the wrapper. “Look at yours. Who comes up with these things?”
Ask for what you need. I shook my head slowly and smiled.
“I’m an easy touch for needs tonight. Try one.”
“I’ll take a rain check.”
“Great answer! That’ll make the fork people happy.”