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Unexpected Meeting

Photo prompt from Magic in the Backyard

“Why didn’t you tell me?” she gasped.

“To surprise you,” he said, lifting her off her feet. They embraced, neither letting go. They spoke into each other’s warmth.

“You nearly gave me a heart attack! It’s so early…”

“Last night I got a message saying not to come in. A little vacation with pay.”

“You could’ve called, prepared me.”

“And miss the look on your face?”

“I comb my hair, wear better jeans when I wait for your train.”

“You’re beautiful now.” He inhaled her scent. “Wish I could find work here…”

“Someday,” she whispered.

“Let’s figure this out tonight,” he said. “It’s time and I have a new plan. We can discuss it over dinner. Okay?”

She looked into his eyes. “You know it’s okay. I’m even ready to give up one of our jobs. I want to live with my husband. The economy be damned. Fear be damned.”

He smiled, knowing something he couldn’t quite put into words.

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4 thoughts on “Unexpected Meeting

  1. I adore this! I am thrilled to have you share with us at FWF! I always love seeing new people stop by! Your story left me begging for more…and that is a good thing! What a great take! I love how you used narrative, I so enjoyed this piece! Thanks again. Hope to see you back next week 🙂

    Kellie

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