TLT: Standing in Line

tltweek36
Photo Prompt: Mike Wilson

He’d been standing in line, waiting his turn, for far longer than he cared to remember. The sign continued to blink idly in the distance; the column shuffled slowly forwards. Bureaucracy, it seemed, wasn’t just a problem in the land of the living.


This post is for Sonya’s Three Line Tales challenge.

Advertisements

19 Comments on “TLT: Standing in Line

  1. It’s probably worse in the afterlife. Just think of how long they’ve had to think up exciting new forms to fill in 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ha! Cracking last line there Louise. Ever seen the old film A Matter of Life and Death? There’s a whole lot of heavenly bureaucracy in that too. Great three lines 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    • Thanks, Lynn. I’m glad you liked it. I don’t think I have seen that film – I’ll have to check it out. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      • It’s old, a little hammy, but still a great story. Though you’ll be lucky to catch it these days. A great read Louise 🙂

        Like

  3. Pingback: Three Line Tales, Week 36: Round-Up | Only 100 Words

The day's work

Creating a Meaningful Life

anima monday

Exploring our connection to the wider world

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Wrangling literary arts for writers: words for people!

neurotaylor

watching the world of brain research

%d bloggers like this: