I am an English lecturer at KCC, writer, poet, and freelance editor. When not teaching, writing, or editing, I am painting 28mm-scale wargaming miniatures.
THIS IS A YEAR OF THE DRAGON CONTEST ENTRY
Fifty Shades of Sales & Marketing
Year of the Dragon Contest, August entry. "I Did Not Understand" Prompt. 100 Words
“You’re the first teller not to have a problem with the writing.”
Still looking down at the check, it took her a second to answer. “Oh it’s tiny, but no, that wasn’t it….” She glanced up, met my eyes, and then flushed as she processed the check from my sales and marketing freelance job.
I didn’t understand then the impression I had made; I mirrored her strained smile.
The following month, I noticed surreptitious ogling from other tellers, but understanding eluded me until perusing my mailed bank statement.
In a new light, I saw the photocopied check memo line: S&M.