Six-Sentence Story: The Gloves Come Off

Mike and Tony collected their gear, and headed toward the beach. 

Mississippi recently lifted their lockdown, but the state, especially in cities along the gulf, was concerned about people not social distancing.

A hard-headed officer tried to give the pair an education before hitting the sand.

Tony responded, “We just want to workout and enjoy the sunshine.”

The cop stared, and the second they strapped on gloves and faced one another, he charged in their direction.

When they saw him, each gathered their belongings and got in their cardio for the day, sprinting off the sand and back home.

Word Count: 100

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  1. …and now the thing that puzzled me about the fact that there are always two or three cable tv series about life in prison* finally made sense! the new normal is permanent lockdown**

    fun Six
    (What the hell kinda fighters are these guys? Here they’re presented with a spontaneous training session and, they run?!!)

    *it never made sense to me, like, why on earth would anyone want to watch such shows
    ** only until they make everyone put a tracker app on theys phones


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