And still bouncing …

Marie-Claire found the bouncing of Monsieur La Clampe on the elastic deeply amusing. The most satisfactory part of it was that it looked like there would be no end to it – the amplitude of the up-and-down movement did not abate. He would be unable to come down to collect the 24 million Euro bonus he had just been awarded upon leaving the company he had so successfully restructured by axing 10,000 jobs.

– James Steerforth (© 2015)

Written around amusing, deeply and elastic from 3WW.

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About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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8 Responses to And still bouncing …

  1. Sheilagh Lee says:

    Karma story I love it

  2. Old Egg says:

    Those that live by the sword die by the sword. Industrial magnates have no soul so we probably won’t meet them in heaven!

  3. Ira PT says:

    Few words but the impact is strong. Loved it!

  4. gravadee says:

    Nice take on the words

  5. Thanks for your appreciation, Ira!

  6. Yes, there is that quote about the rich man and the eye of the needle 🙂 Thanks!

  7. Thanks for visiting and commenting, Sheilagh!

  8. Thanks for your reading and commenting, Gravadee!

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