What’s this?” shrieked something behind Aviva Brackman.
“I was here first!” it rasped, poking Miss Brackman’s back so hard, she almost keeled over.
Aviva Brackman and her foe, Mira Donner were pre-Sabbath shoppers at the Megazol Supermarket in Ashkelon. Both were at the check-out and desperate to get home.
“The basket you’ve just pushed away is mine - and this is my banana,” added Mrs Donner, still screaming. “I left it to mark my place in the queue.”
The citizens who inhabit the world of The Importance of Having a Banana ** are quirky, snarky and think most darkly. The pick of the crop will be on view soon.
It’s important to a have a banana.
** My collection of flash tales, The Importance of Having a Banana and other Bites of Bendy Flash will be available as an e-book soon.
© Natalie Wood (19 March 2017)