I’ve decided to check out Flash in the Pan  Hosted by Red Dwyer.  Each flash begins with a single word. It should fit into the quarterly theme of Boys and Their Toys. The word must be used exactly as listed. All flashes must stand alone to be accepted.   The word for my 100 word post today is Marble


By third grade, Kim was jacks champion of her school.  No girl could challenge her and Kim found she had no friends at recess.  Whenever she found classmates starting a game, someone would say, “sorry game’s closed.”


Kim walked across the blacktop to watch the boys in their marble game.  Last summer, her bother Mike taught her the marble games that all the boys played and she developed her skills through practice.  She felt ready.


“Can I play?”

The boys needing someone new to trounce, allowed her to play.  By fourth grade, Kim was marble champion of the school.


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