The Last Morning [flash 100]

They wandered the garden in silence, for they had already said goodbye the previous night. The sun seemed in no rush to rise this morning, considerately giving them a few more moments together. He briefly debated asking her to pick a bouquet, to see if a handful of blossoms could bring a spark to her eyes one last time. But what was the point? Why go backward now? Leave the flowers in peace. They’d be gone soon enough, like everything else. The warship was in the harbor, and the secretary had given everyone their final orders. Today was the day.

~*~

The Daily Spur

10 responses to “The Last Morning [flash 100]

  1. Hmmm, interesting. What happened next?

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  2. good one…nice post….thanks for share

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  3. This was really well written Paula! That last line leaves one aching for more of the story! πŸ˜€ ❀

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  4. Awesome story Paula! You do write good ones! πŸ™‚

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