365 Days Writing Prompt Challenge: Day 142

142. Furniture:

“Oh my God, it’s beautiful! Where did you find it?” my friend, Lisa, asked me.

I smiled smugly. It was beautiful. It was fucking gorgeous and it was now in my room.

“Oh, you know, just on the side of the road…” I trailed off.

She frowned. “On the side of the road?” she asked, her disbelief clearly evident.

“Well yeah, sort of…” I replied.

“This is Japan, Jackie, not some third-world country where people leave their leftovers on the side of the road.”

I watched as she suddenly realised what I meant.

“By ‘side of the road’ do you mean you stole it from the side of the vending machine that was on the side of the road?” she asked, crossing her arms.

I wondered if she disapproved.

“Well yeah, I wouldn’t say, ‘stole,’ but yeah, the vending machine was on the side of the road, so technically I did find it there…”

I knew my statements were getting weaker and weaker. It was obvious I had stolen it. I had ripped it off the side of the vending machine in the middle of the night whilst wearing dark clothes and my ‘ninja’ shoes that didn’t make a sound. I was a criminal and needed to be locked up.

Lisa grinned. “Nice work sista!” she yelled, giving me a high-five. “I wish I had the guts to do that.”

I grinned back at her.

Yep, I could now say without a doubt that Oguri Shun was indeed in my bedroom, albeit in the form of a poster.

It was my favorite piece of furniture ever.

 

Everyone knows I have a MAJOR thing for the Japanese actor, Oguri Shun. This is the poster I’m referring to in the story and I always joke with my friends, Leslie and Yasuko, that one night I’m going to ‘borrow’ a poster from the side of one of the many vending machines around here and put it up in my room. A girl can dream…

images

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s