I learnt what a drabble is last week. Here is a definition:
"A drabble is an extremely short work of fiction of exactly one hundred words in length, not necessarily including the title. The purpose of the drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space."
I thought I must try and here is my first effort - exactly 100 words of course....
Mike Middleton was anxious every full moon. Ever since kindergarten he had believed that strange and often unpleasant things happened then. He looked out of the window of his flat at the round white globe shining in the cloudless sky.
The empty street below was oblivious to his lonely vigil except for one elderly figure in the shadows. His weary eyes in a skull like face were fixed on Mike, silhouetted in his lighted window.
Mike's anxiety increased as midnight approached and he waited for the town hall clock to strike. And in the shadows below, Death said “Come.”
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