~~~~~HAPPY NEW YEAR!~~~~~
As we approach the close of 2017, I wish you much happiness in the New Year. Here’s a tiny story to close this year and open the new one. 🙂
The Happiness Machine
“Prove it,” I said, skeptical Dr. Kissylips had invented a Happiness Machine.
“I’m 100% sure,” she replied. “Though I haven’t tested it yet.”
I sneered. “Good grief. You haven’t even tested it?”
She peered over her glasses. “You volunteering?”
I had nothing better to do. “Sure.”
“Great! First, the ‘before.” She held a mirror to my face. “See that scowl?”
“Here we go!” She flipped a switch.
Wheels spun. Mirrored disks caught sunlight that glittered and swirled around me.
Dr. Kissylips sashayed over with her mirror. “Voila!” she said. “Behold the ‘after!”
And in my reflection, a wide-eyed smile.
Friday Fictioneers is a compilation of writers from around the world who gather online weekly, guided by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The challenge? To write a story in 100 words or less based on a new photo prompt.
Click HERE to read more stories in an online flash fiction anthology by the Friday Fictioneers.
Thank you, Ted Strutz for your fun photo prompt!