99 word story: A few new seconds of me

99 words

There’s a free comp for flash fiction, deadline 31st December. The prompt is ‘beauty.’

Here’s my entry below, but if you fancy a go then you can do so here

A few new seconds of me

I adjust my settings and go short and blonde. Add a tattoo of a sparrow on my face. Up a dress size, down a shoe size and make the tits too big for doorways.

Out I squeeze.

‘Nice look Kat!’ I-forget-her-name changes, mimicking my new style.

As I stroll the street, other morons copy me too until there are hundreds, until I am in a sea of me. Each step down the street bludgeons my art and I get ahead to thinking: what must I be tomorrow to enjoy a few new seconds of me?



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