Neighborly Gossip

Neighborly Gossip

A Story by Chopstix
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Jackie's breakup with Jessie doesn't go as planned

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"So, Jackie tried breaking up with Jess."

"Jess the mess?"

"Yeah, he went ballistic. Set off all sorts of alarms.  Police came.  Jess pulled his 9 mm,  put it to Jackie's temple."

"Stand off?"

"Not long.  Police sniper tagged Jess from behind. Blood, brains splattered everywhere."

"How's Jackie?"

"Still cryin', washing off blood with tears."

© 2017 Chopstix



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Chopstix
55 word story for contest. Must be exactly 55 words. Strict word count rules.

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Added on February 11, 2017
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Chopstix
Chopstix

Los Angeles, CA



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In high school, I wrote lyrics. I started college writing poems and switched to short stories. After college, I discovered I could write computer programs, but I could not finish a novel (kept editi.. more..

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