A recent submission in the very short story contest via  Dr. Chocolate’s Chocolate Chateau.  Contest rules was the story had to be 57.9 words though they allowed for 60.

Honorable Mention for Ending Twist

Chocolate More Than Friendship – by Lori J. Fetters Lopez – Huber Heights, OH


Ten-year-old Mikey stood looking at the floor. “What’ya looking at?” I asked. “Chocolate nougat. Fell” I shrugged. “5 second rule.” “It’s been more.” His voice quivered. “Close your eyes.” I picked up the chocolate, inspecting for fuss and dirt. My mouth watered. After a look at Mikey, I popped it in my mouth and left.