” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog Flash Story”
SECURITY TALES FROM AMERICA
Juniper paid for her poppyseed bagel ladened with herb scented cream cheese and gathered her water with lemon and cream colored coffee that held a melting pile of Hershey kisses at the bottom.
She proceeded to the check out counter and paid a paltry fee for her food. Rounding the corner of the cafeteria she heard the matron say, as ahe adjusted her red hair net,
“You need a tray to carry all that ,Missey.”
Looking over her shoulder she said, ” I’ve got my system down.”
The workers sneered as she moved down the hallway.
” You know,” They muttered to each other, “she dropped her bagel last week.”
“Yes and I saw that and called security…just to be sure. You never know what a bagel dropper like her will do next.”
” Yes, it is wise to be prudent.”
Juniper sat down at her desk, sipped her coffee and dreamed of a braver day.”
“Fascism is when Goverments and Corporations join forces to govern, WE THE PEOPLE”
Sub- prime loans anyone?