Aladdin’s Ally

PHOTO PROMPT © Nick Allen

 

He didn’t find it yet, but failure was just motivation to keep trying.

People said playing the lottery was folly. Yet some people won that … and laughed all the way to the bank.

He wasn’t going to let those of little faith dissuade him.

Sure, let them think he was into antique oil and kerosene containers. It kept badgering to a minimum and lent him some credibility in scouting flee markets.

No one needs to know that what he’s really after, is an authentic genie lamp.

He’ll find it, and laugh all the way to the bank.

 

 

For Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers

 

33 thoughts on “Aladdin’s Ally

  1. Na’ama Y’karah,

    Everyone should have a hobby. If it makes him happy, it’s all that matters. And perhaps one day he’s rub the right one the right way. 😉 Clever story.

    Shabbat Shalom,

    Rochelle

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