Daily Prompt : Sandwich

In response to daily post’s one-word prompt : Sandwich

When I read the daily post prompt, “Sandwich,”  I immediately thought of food, egg sandwich, roast beef sandwich and the list goes on. It’s so human of me to think of food.

There is another kind of sandwich which does not bring pleasant memories. It happened to me a few years ago, one kind lady graciously offered a ride to me and my daughter. Since the seat at the back was occupied by her bosom friend and her infant. We were given the front seat where there was the lady who was driving and the two of us. I was sandwiched between my daughter and the driver.

My daughter tried to stay still, so no part of her body would rub against me, the driver on the other hand, reminded me I was being an obstacle to her driving. I know you guys may say,  “Why didn’t you take a cab?”

I know it was a serious mistake, I needed to learn this lesson.

Why did I not realize that the kind lady would prefer to  drop  us on the street, rather than tell her friend to take a cab. I know what you’re thinking of course she was right, yes she was, you know what she squeezed every dime she could for her education and paying her credit card bills, her aim was fulfilled. She didn’t need the mother and the sister anymore!


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Wacky Writing Prompt: Scavenger Hunt

To find the first sentence of your story. Take the third book from the left of your bookshelf. On Page forty-two, third sentence from the top, is the first sentence of your story.(if it is a blank page , keep going until you find a page with type.)

I lean forward slowly as though she is a Rottweiler, and she quickly shoves the papers at me and retreats.

I couldn’t even get the chance to say, “What are these.”

Well there was a bundle, I wasn’t ready to read through all of them. I kept turning pages until I found something interesting, just as I was ready to give up, it was as if by magic I heard something,”Hello please don’t trash me , there is something valuable for you to read.”

“Really paper you can talk, I said out loud.”

Was I imagining or did I actually hear those words. I shuffled the papers and picked the one I thought spoke to me, then I heard, “You found me, please read me it is all about lowering your blood pressure.”

I took the paper to the kitchen, as I was hungry I thought , I ‘ll make my sandwich first then read about blood pressure. I took two slices of white bread, the voice came back, “are you sure you want to use white bread, don’t you have whole wheat bread, it’s better, you know?”

I was irritated but thought it’s true whole wheat bread is better for me.I was about to put a thick slice of roast beef between the two slices, “bad selection.” I heard, “how about lettuce and tomatoes?”

Okay I agreed and did as I was told,I was afraid to use mayonnaise just in case I hear the voice again, instead I settled for some mustard. I prepared my sandwich, poured a glass of water, I was ready to eat my creation.

While preparing my lunch I thought it best to put the paper in a safe place, my window was open for some fresh air, to my dismay a gust of wind blew my piece of paper out the window. I stood there watching the paper fly away to never,never land!

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Fiction: Chocolate and Peanut Butter!

Lillie McFerrin Writes

Chocolate and Peanut butter went for a walk one day, Chocolate boasted how it was the favorite of all the humans in the world, Peanut Butter was equally proud of himself ,he bragged how a sandwich is not delicious unless it’s made with peanut butter.

The two got into an argument , they got hold of a passer by to find out who was more popular, the guy had no clue, he never heard of either, he said”sorry” and moved on.

Next they saw a little kid and asked, “Hey little boy you like chocolate or peanut butter?”

I do not like chocolate or peanut butter, I threw up when I ate a chocolate bar and I’m allergic to peanut butter.

Both Chocolate and Peanut Butter were completely disheartened, they were sad to know they couldn’t find anyone who likes them,just at that very moment, they heard a commercial on TV, “Chocolate and Peanut Butter is a marriage made in Heaven”,they were so delighted to hear it they hugged each other and promised never to fight again!