He Picked The Wrong Midwife.

Charli at the Carrott Ranch has prompted a Wednesday 99 word flash “just one” is the prompt Thank you Charlie. Please press HERE to participate or read others.


“Hand it over” He waved a knife at her.
Shocked, Sandy gaped, she scowled, pursed her lips tight and…
“You Yob! unless your cutting cake put that away, who do you think you’re pointing at? I probably brought you into this world, and I can soon slap you back out”.
She swung her handbag, his hat hit the floor followed by his bony body. He scrambled glassy eyed back towards the road as he heard, “Not so bloody tough now.”
He thought… screwed by an old biddy, when all I needed was just one wrap; then I could forget.

14 thoughts on “He Picked The Wrong Midwife.

  1. Great story, Ellen! I loved that same line as Lisa, and also the depth you managed to create in such a short form. I get a sense of both the woman and her pride of profession, yet the struggles those she brought into the world are facing. What a layer cake of complexity!

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