Category: Photo Prompt

When your Crush Returns…

three line tales, week 151: an old carousel
Photo by Harpal Singh via Unsplash

 

 

At their seventies, two high school crushes meet.

Taking the evening strolls gracefully, they head to the antique merry-go-round carousel spinning around.

The bright and cheerful couple look like the perfect mates which the destiny denied.

 

{Written for Three Line Tales, Week 151}

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Christmas Hopes

(Photo:Akshata Ram)

“Flying the nest is the purpose of parenting!” They said.
She would disagree.
Not a solitary day passed without grief and loneliness.

It has been six years since her two daughters left her home for their new lives.
All festivals passed without notice for six years.

To her surprise, she received communication that both of them were visiting home for ChristmasShe could feel the new surge of energy and joy.

The house needs to be cleaned and painted again.

The cupboard had the Christmas adornments in grim shape.

She managed to buy everything new. She baked their favorite cake and bought new dresses.

Only to know they had to postpone the trip.

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Word count-115

{Written for FFfAW 196th challenge}