Because it’s your Birthday

“Hey you!”

Simon was currently busy rushing home to be with his sweet wife, turn to look toward the bushes where the voice came from. He saw no one. He raises a brow. “Who’s there?” He asked tapping his feet. When no one shows up, he resumed his walk. Faster.

“Wait!” said the same voice.

This time Simon ignored it and kept walking. He got no time. His wife has baked him a cake and that was the most important.

“Simon, come on, you keep writing scary stories but you can’t recognize a ghost calling your attention?” The voice was now in front of him. Annoyed, Simon squinted his eyes and saw a faint shimmering light in front of him.

He sighed. “Tell me your story another time. I’m busy!” Simon reached out to it and pushed it aside. He then jogged off singing, “My sweet wife baked a cake,” while the shimmering ghost sprawled on the sidewalk sniffing as car wheels ran it over.

“I only wanted to wish you Happy Birthday,” it said before fading away.


Dedicated to Simon Prathap.
A fellow writer, a blogging friend, and overall
a great guy.

Happy Birthday Simon!

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Author: Jessica E. Larsen

I'm a romance author and I blog music inspired stories, poems, micro-fictions, moments in life. I enjoy spending time outdoors, adore animals and travels a lot with my family. I like anything unusual and fun. CLICK HERE to read more about me or CLICK HERE to view my published books

26 thoughts on “Because it’s your Birthday

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    1. I didn’t saw that ending come, I just pants my way through it but now you’re planting ideas in my head. ahaha 😄

  2. What a story! Just perfect for Simon! Well done Jess! And happy birthday Simon! And your day with your lovely wife and enjoy the cake 🎂😉🤗

    1. Isn’t it? Haha 😄 thank you so much Ribby. And from the pictures it looked like he did enjoy the cake Nisha made 😁

    1. Haha 😄 one comfort is that it can always come back to play tricks 😁

  3. Awww 🥰🥰🥰 That was the sweetest one I read since I started to read… So cute 😍 Thank you so so so much Jessica 🥰 That was right, so many had come to wish me, I ignored it, as this is my special day 😍 HUGS 🤗🤗 from both of us…🥂 Thanks for making this day even more special with your beautiful Story 😍😘🤗

    1. Glad you like it! 💞 And I’m happy to know I contributed into making your day special.
      Oh do take pity on those who wish to speak to you tomorrow 🤣

      1. 😍 I’m glad to receive such a lovable wishes from you and…😂😂 I sure will … Burger 3 has to come out 😉👍

        1. Oh that’s great! ❤ I’ll read it when I wake up. I’ll just get some Zzzzz

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