Streaming Drabbles 100 words at a time.
drabble (plural drabbles)
A fictional story that is exactly 100 words long.
The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.
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Drabble of the Day
At first, I liked the new neighbors; a friendly elderly couple who'd apparently been married a long time.
When they bickered, I found it difficult to hide my amusement at their mutual chiding.
But I couldn't abide the noise they made nightly! You'd expect octogenarians to be soundly asleep at midnight, not stomping and rearranging furniture continuously.
Finally, I had to complain to the landlord.
He looked at me queerly as I enumerated my issues.
"No one's lived in there since the place burned in a fire ten years ago," he replied doubtfully.
I used to like the new neighbors.