Boring! We want a story that will scare the pants off us!
Adam looked at the ten-year-olds around him. A wicked smile lit up his features. He dropped his voice to a subdued whisper, Oh, you want a story with a real ghost who walked among us?
Shivering, they nodded.
She was cutting up the pumpkin that night when a sudden movement caught her eye. That’s odd! She hadn’t lit the candles yet. As she leaned in to check, the pumpkin shook violently and exploded in her face, splattering her with yellow paste! Two frightened rodents scampered into the darkness.
This is written in response to the theme prompt
‘The pumpkin exploded ‘
for Drabble Week over at
Today is Day 2
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