For the A-to-Z Blogging Challenge this year, I’m posting a 100 word piece of flash fiction every day. It might be a self-contained story, or a scene–whatever, it’ll be fiction, and it’ll be over in a flash! Today’s story is…
“Why?” said Andrea for the n-teenth time. I wanted to answer, but between her bouts of ugly-sobbing I didn’t stand a chance. Then, at last, after about half an hour, she stopped.
“Because he’s a guy,” I said.
“And all guys are stupid!” she replied.
“No. Guys are onions.”
Andrea rubbed her puffy eyes and stared at me.
“You think you know them,” I explained. “Then you peel a layer, and you find something new. Then you peel another layer… then another… You’ve got to peel the layers to really know a guy.”
“Yes–and I always end up crying!”
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