Thursday, February 16, 2012
This week's Write on Edge Red Writing Hood prompt is to tell a story with this picture as a prompt:
I am revisiting my fictional character, Kate and Marisa. You can read more about them here and here.
“Yes, I absolutely want real mayonnaise. It wouldn’t be a BLT without it,” Kate said.
“Just checking,” the waitress said, giving a smile and collecting the menus off the table.
“Mayonnaise is gross,” said Marisa, giving Kate a face.
“I was waiting for you to say that,” Kate said. “The fact you don’t eat mayonnaise or bacon is downright prissy and stuck-up.”
“No, it’s healthy. And you’re a bitch.”
“Smoke much?” Kate asked Marisa.
“Bitch,” answered Marisa.
“Well, maybe I’ll feel a little better once I hear from fuck face.”
“I always know you’re really into someone when you use terms of endearments like ‘fuck face,’” Marisa said. “Is he the reason we’re here anyway, stuffing ourselves with fried food and Long Island Ice Teas?”
“You can thank him later,” Kate said.
“I thought so.” Marisa looked at her friend for a moment, considering how to choose her words. “Kate, when are you going to figure out that this guy really is a…fuck face and move on? I want Kate back! You know, the free spirited girl who doesn’t care what anybody thinks of her, much less a total idiot who can’t see the fucking hot, amazing woman in front of him.”
Kate only stared blankly back at Marisa.
“I don’t care what anyone thinks of me. Right now, I only love mayonnaise. And bacon,” Kate said.
Marisa sighed. “I’m gonna go smoke a cigarette.”
Kate took the opportunity to text Fuck Face.
Hey, Marisa’s talking bad about you. Like you always say she does. I think I agree with her. Fuck off.
The waitress approached the table. “Your food is almost ready. Do you need anything while you wait?”
“Yes, we’ll take another round, thanks.”
Kate went outside to share the cigarette with Marisa.