Yet to Come?

This post is in response to the ‘100 Word Challenge’ prompt here, where there are links to other responses. The brief was to write 100 words on the based on the prompt words I have typed in bold. I’ve allowed myself a total of 102 words as I have included the prompt words in the text.

Just this once, Dickens might have got it wrong. The ‘ghost of Christmas yet to come’ was not clad in black. A lady ghost, she was. She wore silver stretch-fit leggings and a knitted top emblazoned with reindeer. She carried a tiny evening bag that matched her leggings, and on her head was a miniature plastic Christmas tree complete with LED illumination, with a choice of flashing modes. The song We wish you a Merry Christmas blared out from a tiny loudspeaker at the top of the tree. Her black-and-white striped high-heeled shoes gave a new meaning to the words ‘Bah, Humbug!’

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5 Responses to Yet to Come?

  1. Very good piece of writing here! I love how the yet to come ghost is portrayed 🙂 x

  2. JazzBumpa says:

    I’d kind of like to meet her
    If it weren’t for the damned tree.
    And I’m generally quite fond of trees.


  3. Delft says:

    What a ghost. I think I want the good old-fashioned bedsheet-clad ghosts back….

  4. lol! So true, although I could go for a trashy xmas jumper!

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