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Childish Prank

Episcopal ChurchAs we drove up to Pratt Church, this reserved lady waited impatiently on the steps and pierced us with a furious stare. She sat in silence in the car, her face frozen in a marbled glaze. Escorting her to her door, I began to admonish her in a pastoral way for her harsh attitude. Suddenly, to my utter amazement, she lashed out at the top of her voice, "Don't talk to me, you liar! Fancy giving me a measly hamburger, while you were gorging yourselves in that ritzy restaurant on a T bone steak dinner and french-fried potatoes."

Childish Prank

As her door slammed behind me, her words rang in my ears, "T bone steak dinner and french-fried potatoes!" The others in the car grinned and repeated the words back to me. "T bone steak dinner and french-fried potatoes!" The mischievous boy, who made the announcement as he delivered the hamburger, later asked to be confirmed perhaps to make restitution for his prank!

"Steak Dinner"
by Ron Meacock © 2018

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