O75

By Emma Foster

Mabel eyed her grandmother’s neon orange sheet. She needed what the Palm Shore Country Club ladies referred to as “the grandfather.” Mabel noted the aquamarine splotches, illuminating her numbers: B3, I22, N36, G57.
“How’s it going?”
Mabel shook her head, silently vowing to herself to never visit her grandmother on Sundays again. It was her mother who egged her on for tonight, who insisted she socialize with Grandma and her “friends.”
A ball rattled up the tube, into the caller’s hands.
“O75.”
“BINGO!”
Mabel watched the corner of the billboard ignite. Next week, she’d schedule for Tuesday.

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“I write because little things need to be noticed.” – the writer

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