Friday Fictioneers… DISPLACED

I got a notice that someone named caroljforrester had ‘liked’ a story called Displaced that I had written. Her name sounded familiar, but my story did not, so I had to go back and look. It is one I really liked, because it was about when I lived in Chicago… I should write about that time, I wish I had taken more photos then.  This story recalls when we would close down the bar and go out for something to eat at 3 a.m. I thought I would bring it back into the light of day.

This was the first post for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, after she took over the helm of the Friday Fictioneers writing group. When I saw the photo I thought “What the Hell?” Then I thought deeper and the prompting process took over… funny how that happens. I hope you enjoy reading Displaced. Here is a link to Friday Fictioneers… see what they are up to now.


Last week’s Friday Fictioneers photo prompt first ran in October 2012 when Rochelle took over prompting 100 Word Flash Fiction writers around the world. I remembered the photo but not what story I had written, so I went back to see and read again. It is one of my favorite stories, nice to see it again. It was fun to see who liked and commented on my story, many still FF writers. I know R W-F won’t be happy I’m posting it this week when there is a new prompt photo, I’ll risk it.

Thank you, Rochelle, for hosting these many years. Ted

It’s been three months now. The shakes have gotten worse. Chef dropped the plate off at the counter, and plodded back to the grill. 3 a.m., liver and onions, bacon and eggs, whores and drunks. Oh well, life at the Huddle House in Chicago.

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6 responses

  1. I have had a few hangovers in my lifetime, but over the years I learned to know my limit! Good story Ted.

  2. Hey, Ted,

    Thanks for the nod. Seems like a very long time ago although it hasn’t been a year yet. Nice to revisit those. Still a good read.



    1. Gosh, it sure does. It’s always fun when someone discovers a real old one and you find out. Would be nice to have the time to go back and read some of those. I’m very proud to be a FriFic… and of the job you have done… that’s a lot of time and work.

  3. I think that was one of your best

  4. Good one! But then I enjoy them all!! Thanks!!!

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