She smiled the way people smile when they have money to burn and not a care in the world. She had both.
Let’s have caviar! I said
She frowned. You like that stuff?
I don’t know. Never had it. Isn’t that what people get when they can buy expensive stuff?
Oh, my goodness, that is such a cliché.
I don’t know what it is, actually.
Caviar? Fish eggs.
Yuck. So, what, then?
I’ll start with a Cosmo.
Anybody can get a Cosmo. Why not a bottle of Don Perignon. Or Absinthe?
I like Cosmos.
A Cosmo it is. I’ll get a Gin Fiz.
Great! What do you want for dinner?
Nothing else. Just a steak.
No. I guess I’ll just go with Chicken.
Is that like Chicken?
Well, it’s a bird.
I’ll just go with Chicken.
You make me crazy! You can have anything you want, and you just want Chicken and a Cosmo.
Yeah, well, I guess, you can take the girl out of poverty, but you can’t take poverty out of the girl. It’s a curse.
The prompts this week are: She smiled that way; It’s a curse; Money to burn