I laughed as I wrote this one. Hope you do, too.
The prompt: The old house with its wildly overgrown garden was silent, secretive,
The old house with its wildly overgrown garden was silent, secretive, and exactly what Megan wanted. “It’s perfect,” she said.
The realtor put her phone away. “The owner wants first and last month’s rent and a $500 cleaning deposit. He said he’d come by later to trim the trees.”
“Tell him I like it the way it is.”
“But you could have a view of the lake.”
“I prefer privacy.”
Later that week Megan lay in the sun completely nude when a man in overalls entered the yard with a chainsaw. He stopped and stared. “Little breezy, ain’t it?”
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