He was the kingpin of the local steamfitter’s union. He sat by the lane getting ready for his turn. He picked up his bowling ball, approached the lane and let the ball fly. Sure enough, all but the kingpin fell. Just his luck today. Earlier he had developed problems with his car and the steering. His friend the mechanic said it was likely the kingpin. And his son had called to say he had a skateboarding accident because the kingpin holding together his truck broke. Some days are just like that.
Just a silly little thing I wrote for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – kingpin