Insults flew as she frantically prepared canapes for an impromptu cocktail hour. The corporate bigwigs were dropping by. Everything rested on this promotion.
"Don't blow it," he hissed—twisting her arm—as the doorbell rang announcing guests' arrivals.
She dabbed away tears and arranged her face to Happy-Wife before magnanimously opening the door.
Lisa H. Owens
Inspired by a March, 2022 - Press 53-Word Theme Prompt
Your prompt for March: An anagrammatist might say that spring is the charm of March. They might say that our third month of March holds a special place in their heart (specifically atriums) being named after the first month of the Roman calendar, “Martius.” A Pisces grows spices. An Aries watches the daffodils arise from the dirt. Write a 53-word story about rearranging.
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