For this year’s A to Z Challenge, I’m writing drabbles based on words I got from a random word generator. A drabble is a short piece of fiction of exactly 100 words.
“Ugh, that song,” Joel grumbled. “I hear it everywhere I go!”
Cindy nodded, sipping her soda. The radio was barely audible over the clattering plates and chattering customers, but it was enough. “I know what you mean. It’s as ubiquitous as people who can’t parallel park.”
Joel raised an eyebrow. “You can’t parallel park.”
“See what I mean? That illustrates my point.”
He honestly didn’t know what the point of the conversation was anymore. The badly auto-tuned vocals and uninspired lyrics were melting his brain. He covered his ears, but the song played on in his mind, mocking him.