FFfAW: Achilles Heels

Photo (c) Yinglan

Achilles Heels

“Flowers? I hate flowers.”

“But…but all girls like flowers.

“And that is your first mistake. I am not ‘all girls’. Besides I am allergic to flowers.

“I am sorry. Next time I will get chocolates.”

“Chocolates are very fattening. They give me a migraine too.

“Umm so what should I get?”

“Why should you get something for me? What do you want in return?

“Me? Nothing. I was just…”

“Just what?”

“Why are you so suspicious?”

“Because no one ever does anything just like that?”

“You are such a cynic.”

“Yeah so? Got a problem with that? I didn’t ask you to stay.”

“Fine I am leaving.”

“Good riddance…”

“I heard that. And just for that I am not leaving.”

“You were looking for an excuse weren’t you? Why do you put up with me?”

“I also wonder. You are one the most annoying persons I have met.”

“I did warn you that I am a very difficult person.”

“One whom I cannot live without.”

“What do you know?”

“Let’s go shopping.”

“Shopping? I don’t much care…”

“Shoe shopping.”



“I don’t need shoes.”


“Well maybe I could just look at them.”


Written for FFfAW challenge – a story in 175 words or less (I confess to overshooting the mark this week to 194 words 😦 ). Thanks to Priceless Joy for hosting this challenge and Yinglan for the beautiful photo. To read the other stories inspired by this prompt click here.

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31 thoughts on “FFfAW: Achilles Heels”

  1. Who can object to shoe shopping 👠😀 . There’s always a space for a new pair… er may be 5 or 6 new pairs. I could never buy just one pair of shoes. I always came home with half a dozen pairs.

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      1. I have a pair of comfortable shoes and I wear them every day with any outfit. I have had it for years and it is still going strong. Once it breaks (Not any time soon I hope) I will have to break in a new pair. But that does not stop me from buying new shoes. I just bought one pair online and have my eyes on another pair in the shop in the Mall.
        Anyway, after the thunderstorm last few days, the Sun is shining but it is a lot cooler at 28 degrees.
        Have Good Afternoon Dahlia.

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  2. Hahaa…. fallen finally, …. and quite literally too, hehee!! uff, kya kya paapad bhelna padtha hai!!!

    In sync with the pic… difficult to fit, needs several tries, something will click finally, it’s a matter of time…. Perfect imagination!! Loved it!!!


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