Flapjacks: A Short Story

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"Welcome to Tracy 's House of Flapjacks where you will flip your lid and flap your gums for our Flapjacks" the perky blonde hair waitress greeted him "Yeah, yeah, yeah that’s what 's up shorty but uhhhh... let me get that waitress over there to take my order, the lil pregnant one". He told her pointing at Nikole she huffs and rolls her eyes "Hey, Nikole Table 20" " Here you are sir 2 hardboiled eggs ,corn beef hash, and 2 flapjacks " Nikole rattles off as she placed a platter in front of a large old white man " Don 't forget the coffee machine is endless so have as many cup as you like .. Enjoy “she throws over her shoulder as she saunters over to him “Antwon, why didn’t you let Hanna take your order?" she asked him with one hand on…show more content…
1 to go plate coming right up” “The lack of competence here is appalling. Next time I 'll be sure to request a waitress that at least has a GED?" the man complained "So much for a peaceful birthday” Antwon thought as he got up and sat down at the complaining customers table. One thing he didn 't tolerate was a disrespectful ass man in his presence and he damn sure wasn’t about to put up with it when it’s his woman being disrespecting. He knew Nikole could take care of herself but this fool had him seeing red the way he was flexing. "Excuse me are you blind? This table is occupied.” "Oh don’t mind me Opie I 'm just the welcome committee, welcome to Tracy’s houses of flapjacks where we don 't give a fuck about your order” he barked then mean mugged him The old man’s eyes bugged out and became as big as saucers. His face turned beet red as he sat across from him stun. “Here’s what you’re going to do. You’re going to pick up that there fork and eat them runny ass eggs because if not the next runny thing around here will be your nose once I rearrange it with this here 9. "Antwon pulled out his 9 milli from his waistband and place it…show more content…
" Nikole and her Co- Workers chanted then threw confetti at him. She sat his food complete with a candle in a flap jack in front of him. He cheesed from ear to ear like a Cheshire cat. He thought she had forgotten since she hadn 't acknowledged it when he came in. it warmed his heart that she remembered "Happy birthday Twon “Nikole told him then kissed his forehead. "Enjoy the food it’s on me tonight.” After he devoured the food he went back out to his truck and finished the rest of his blunt. He was listening to his dude $mooth’s new track while trying to get his mind right. He was deep in thought thinking about him and Nikole 's situation. He needed a plan to get her back. He screwed up with her badly when she told him she was pregnant. He panicked told her to get rid of it, then denied his own child. He was scared and too immature to realize what a blessing god had bestowed upon them. He will never forget the look on her face the day she moved out. It will be forever etched into his brain. The past few months had giving him time to think and figure out what he wanted, he wanted Nikole and he wanted AJ? He wanted them to be a real family. He finished the last of the blunt and flicked the roach out of the window. He looked in the rearview
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