Another of my Flash Fiction contest entries. The theme this week was to incorporate the word “line”, however it popped into your head. Check it out from Charli at the Carrot Ranch for details of this week’s 99 word challenge.
I jumbled another quarter into the jukebox, willing the old machine to pick up a record and come back to life.
“Cash for Cash,” I mumbled, my nose pressed eagerly against the dusty glass casing.
“I keep a close watch on this heart of mine…” meandered out, scratchy but strong. I sighed and finally sat down to my breakfast.
“Johnny, it’s not going too good here,” I mumbled between my yolks. “How did you get through life without losing hope and faith?”
“…I walk the line…”