Double Dog Dare
By Deborah J Lindsey
“I double-dog-dare-ya!” The challenge was issued and could not be denied. A mob of 10-year-olds encircled me and I could see more coming. The older ones nearby took interest and were advancing in quick-step.
“Jump! Jump!” voices chanted.
I was old Now, how could I manage?
The ropes beat a rhythm on the pavement and seemed to drum remembered skills into my brain.
Hot Pepper! Double-Dutch!
Then with nothing left to do, I jumped.
C Copyright April. 2017 by Deborah J Lindsey
Last Line Prompt: with nothing left to do, I jumped.