for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Abysmal and the word limit 93.
‘Order’ yelled the red-faced judge as his wig slipped, covering one of his bulging eyes.
‘Justice’ chanted the rowdy crowd.
‘Enough of your abysmal behaviour’ the judge hollered slamming his gavel, the head of which broke free and bounced into the clerk’s lap.
The jury’s heads turned this way and that like an audience at a ping-pong match.
The door opened to reveal the ghostly figure of the murder victim.
‘Not him’, it hissed, pointing a quivering finger, ‘but her’.
Then it shimmered and disappeared.
How odd was that?