Sally put the car in park and ran across the street to meet her daughter for coffee. The two of them chatted for a while and then the two left to go to the library. Walking to her car Sally was laughing at a joke her daughter had shared when she stopped in her tracks. There on her car was a parking ticket. “Oh no,” she said. “I forgot to feed the meter.
Her daughter just laughed and said, “The meter got angry and bit back at you.”
“Ha, ha. I recall you getting one not that long ago.”
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – meter