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Clumsy Attempt

Daily Prompt:  Clumsy

 

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Clumsy Attempt

“This better work!”

He shot her a look.

“What!?!  We need an out; every other attempt has failed!”

“Ok, just be quiet. I need to concentrate.” Grabbing his tools, he opened the box and studied the wires.

“Please do it right! You know the consequences.”

He carefully removed the wire. It worked!

“Wait, someone’s coming.” She peeked through the hole and saw the UPS man. The doorbell was now mute, as planned. “Delivery!!” he shouted, then pounded on the door a couple of times.

At that instant they heard the baby’s cries.

“Your turn,” she said, defeated.

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