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.
“How was your camping trip?” Toby asked, his voice sounding somewhat distant over the phone.
“Okay, you know I love ivy, right?” How could I not? My name is Ivy. I have ivy tattooed on my arm. Anyone looking at me for the first time could guess my feelings on the subject of ivy.
“Yes?” Toby asked, his words tinged with confusion and curiosity.
“I might have to reevaluate that opinion,” I said bitterly as I scratched at the itchy, blistered skin on my arm.
“Oh, yes. Poison ivy has betrayed my love. No part of me escaped unscathed.”