I knew it was coming. Every day I’d walk home from the college, get to my front door and grimace at what awaited.
Turning the door handle, I stepped inside and shut it quickly behind me. A split second later my glasses were assaulted by the warmth and completely fogged up. Blindly, I reached for them, fumbling with my gloved hands. A moment later I was set upon by not one, not two, but three Labradors, each one more excited than the next to see me home from school.
One more week, I reminded myself; one more week until the holidays.
#FLASHFICTION101 NOVEMBER 2020 SHORTLISTED ENTRY
November's #FlashFiction101 shortlist is made up of 23 stories, with one story being released daily as an advent calendar of festive flash fiction. Look out for a new story every day with the winning entry being announced on the 24th December 2021.
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