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Nov 19, 2009

The Kingfisher



Paul accepted the job offer. His parents had been on him to get a job for months. He met with Jim Stallings, owner of the Kingfisher, a charter boat out of channel Islands Harbor. Paul knew his parents would hate the job title, but at least he'd be making good money as the kingfishers master baiter.


Flash Fiction Friday 55 is a story written in exactly 55 words. It's fun exciting and definitely a challenge making sure to use no more than fifty five words and no less of course and you must read the ones of your fellow writers. Let the G-Man know if you write one, Gmans Place Why Gman's? Place Cause He's da Man!




Genisis 1:26  And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.









19 comments:

anthonynorth said...

Great words. Loved the ending.

Hootin' Anni said...

Master baiter? I can see why his parents didn't like his new title. roflmao.


My 55 is Winter's Rime today...scroll below my show n tell to read. Click Here

Brian Miller said...

hope his wrists dont get tired. lol. a groaner of a 55, with a big smiles as well. happy friday!

mine is up!

Chef Kar said...

A definite groaner.

Mine is up:

Friday Flash 55 ~ The Boy on The Metro

G-Man said...

Lots of groaning...Nuff said!
Excellent 55 Larry..
Always love the Whimsey!
Thank You so much for your wonderful support...You Rock...G

enchantedoak said...

I'm so dense it took me two reads. Check out my Victoria's Secret 55 today. It likewise groans.

Mona said...

master baiter? well his parent's reservation is surely understandable! :D

Mama Zen said...

That is too funny!

Monkey Man said...

Oooooooh. That's the sound of me groaning. You've been reading too many of G-man's 55's and the influence has shown. Fun just the same. My 55 is HERE.

Dr.John said...

Now that's funny. I loved it.
Great 55

Lulda Casadaga said...

My word! No...not really MY word!! :D Too funny...great 55.

swapnap said...

Oh ok!, me..a lil slow on getting certain words with its pun.Good one.


Thank You for stopping by.

Hootin' Anni said...

PS....Hi again Larry, in regards to your comment about seeing the picture I used for my 55...yes, if you notice I added to my blog entry that the picture was found on the 'net.

Happy Saturday.

Felicitas said...

Very funny! Terrific 55!

Ofira Sephiroth said...

lol...love the ending.

hope said...

I live down the road from a bait farm and they actually hand out coffee cups with that title on them!

Fun as always. Have a great week!

Linda - Nickers and Ink said...

Neat story - great big fish! And the Scripture is so apt!

Jessie said...

Hi Larry! Thanks for stopping by my blog home and commenting. I'm glad you enjoyed my piece and I hope you come again. I only post a few times a week though.

Loved your story, funny play on words, Master baiter...

smiles,

Mr. O said...

Nice fish!