Flash Fiction Foray #33 ‘Sh-Boom’

I love Matt’s prompt this week! It’s a song I can croon along to!

Neon Music Sign

The The Crew Cuts’ Sh-Boom.

I have definitely used a little creative licence here, there is no truth to this at all… Well, I don’t know, but it’s just how the story turned out!

“Life could be a dream, sweetheart,” Benny said, “you just gotta trust me.”
Frankie looked over the figures in front of her and glanced at him. He had his heart set on this.  But it meant their savings being ploughed into something she wasn’t sure of.
He was a good cook, yeah, and she could be the hostess with the mostess, but was he really good? And could she entertain a room fulla folks?
Only time would tell…
Six months later, they unveiled Frankie & Benny’s.
Years later she thought back to that day. Thank God she had trusted him…

 

20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. curtisbausse
    May 24, 2016 @ 15:15:01

    Creative licence is fine – leads to a good story like this!

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  3. Fourth Generation Farmgirl
    May 19, 2016 @ 20:00:39

    Lovely, Ritu! 😊

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  4. syl65
    May 18, 2016 @ 14:09:28

    This is nice Sister! Love the years later ending 😊

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  5. Judy E Martin
    May 17, 2016 @ 22:09:48

    Clever take on this Sis 🙂

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  6. Erika Kind
    May 17, 2016 @ 21:35:01

    Awh, I love that, Sis! A classic happy ending. So sweet!

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  7. sheldonk2014
    May 17, 2016 @ 21:29:02

    This is old school
    Love it Ritu
    As always Sheldon

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  8. reocochran
    May 17, 2016 @ 21:17:17

    Ritu, I like happy endings! Yes, this works out with a restaurant and she will be the “hostess with the mostest” The music and idea of this place match together, like a diner with those old music machines, where you put the quarter in: “Jukeboxes!” 🙂

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