Roddy Williams – The Atheist Poet

50 word stories 022 – In the El Ponderosa Café #microfiction #50wordstories

‘Artichoke Parry? Who’d want to murder him?’
His companion said nothing. Munched some toast.
‘He delivered pizzas. Disgruntled customer, maybe.’
‘They’d have killed the chef, surely.’
‘Not if he was late.’
The companion nodded. Sipped his tea.
‘I could deliver pizza.’
‘That’s motive, that.’
The companion stared, digesting the reaction.

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