PROMPTuesday – the morning after

I happened upon PROMPTuesday today. Since it is kind of similar to the bi-weekly word exercises we do, I decided to give it a go.

Word: Egg.
Genre: Romantic Comedy.
Limits: 10 minutes and under 250 words.

Title: the morning after

“I’m not sure I have ever tasted a pancake quite like this,” he mused, choosing his words carefully so as not to offend. It was the first time she had made him breakfast, which followed the first time he had stayed over and he did not want to hamper the chances for a second.

“Well, I only had one egg, so I had to substitute something else. So, I rummaged around for something approximating the consistency of an egg. I briefly considered sour cream and then I found the lime jello, you know, from last night…”