Sunday, 5 April 2015

Born to Drum

I've just joined the second round of Sheryl Gwyther's 52-Week Flash Fiction Challenge on Facebook and wanted to share my first post, inspired by a story recently recounted by a friend of mine.
Born to Drum (99 words) 
I poured my heart and soul into my drums that day, drumming harder and faster than I’d ever drummed before.

For the first time I felt that I was one with my drums.
 
‘Aarghhhh!’ I screamed my head off when she tried to take them away from me, hoisting the biggest drum over my head and flinging it as far as I could.

I figured if I couldn't play it then neither could she.
 
Turns out that my biggest drum was leading a double life as her favourite pot. 
And that’s how I ended up in the naughty corner.

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