Linda Young with ‘The Pub.’ Congratz Linda!
Title: The Pub
Word Count: 101
Johnny climbed up on the rock, clutching the windowsill. Stretching his small frame he peered through the window of the pub. He saw his father sitting at the bar, cigarette in one hand, beer in the other. Shouting abuse at the men gathered around the bar.
“Come on Lionel, it’s your shout you bloody mongrel”.
Johnny trembled. He was to fetch his father home for tea. He knew the anger of his father, but his mother’s rage was worse. He jumped off the rock, headed around to the front, and stood.
With a feeling of dread, he pushed open the door.