Last week, I’ve been too busy to participate in the Friday Fictioneers challenge, I didn’t even manage to read other people’s stories. This week, I’m still stressed out, but I missed the weekly challenge so much that I just had to write something. It helps me to wind down.
The picture prompt for the Friday Fictioneers’ 100-word writing challenge was provided, as always, by the creative genius Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. You will find all the stories when you click on the Froggy. Please read, comment, and if you like join the fun. Everyone is welcome.
I’m on the floor and stare up to the chandelier. My heart is pounding.
Bob attached the carving after our wedding: an heirloom my nan gave me on my eighteenth’s birthday.
Now I’m ninety-nine, and Bob is long gone. I’ll be gone soon, too.
As I gasp for air, I see the tiny figure emerge from the flower in the centre.
“It’s time. Come home with me.”
“But I’ve made my choice.”
“My children have a second choice. Will you come?”
Will I? My life slips away. Faeries are immortal, but so is my love for Bob. If only…
Featured image: „Heinrich Vogeler Melusine Triptychon 001“ von Heinrich Vogeler - http://lotusgreenfotos.blogspot.de/2008/12/inna-gadda-of-eden-baby.html. Lizenziert unter Gemeinfrei über Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heinrich_Vogeler_Melusine_Triptychon_001.jpg#/media/File:Heinrich_Vogeler_Melusine_Triptychon_001.jpg