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OLWG#80- The Good Guys

A short bit of dialogue, written for OLWG#80

You know how it is, Annie. Sometimes you just want to give up. Say ‘Screw this’ and throw in the towel. Wanna beer?

Yeah, Ron; I do know how that is, and a beer would be good, thanks.

I just can’t seem to find the right woman. I can’t find that fabulous woman. I find all the women with problems. Psycho ex-boyfriends, a houseful of kids, or worse – I find the ones who are just looking for money. I don’t have any money! They never hang around very long.

I’m not looking for money. I don’t have any kids or psycho ex-boyfriends. I’ve only really been in love once.

How long have we been friends?

Since we were both five years old, your parents bought the house next door.

I wish I could find a girl like you.

You have. You just can’t see her.

This week’s prompts were:

  1. fabulous
  2. the good guys
  3. Sometimes you just…

4 thoughts on “OLWG#80- The Good Guys

  1. You posted a story similar to this one before. A couple of years ago.
    Truly, spot on and pitch perfect.
    Breaks my heart.

    Liked by 1 person

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