Unlucky Man

David was born under an unlucky sign. Black cats always crossed his path, he always broke mirrors and bad things always happened on Friday 13th. He always walked under ladders and opened umbrellas indoors.


He entered competitions but never won. Postal entries were mauled by next door's terrier. He liked to occasionally bet on the Grand National, the World Cup. Lottery. His numbers never came up.


Crossing a road near his house, he was hit by a car and went flying. As he landed, he couldn't help but overhear the lottery numbers being called out on TV.


They were his!


"Damn".

 

#FLASHFICTION101 April 2021 SHORTLISTED ENTRY


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