Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

New Years marks a challenge all its own. Resolutions to be made, most to be broken or forgotten. However, some may come to life-changing fruition. Use this image and 100 words. Make one of your resolutions to write along with us all 2019.

I’ll start with a story …

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She stepped on the balcony, the party behind her. He stood looking out over the city.

“It’s almost midnight” she said “Our friends in …”

“They’re not really our friends. We’re just used to hanging with them. Three years beyond college and nothing’s changed.”

His eyes narrowed “New Year’s is just a date. A marker of ‘out with the old’. What’s to celebrate if the old just repeats?”

He pulled her close, “No more living according to my feelings. Time to live according to what’s right.” His hand gently covered her abdomen where their future was just starting.

“Marry me.”

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Now, it’s your turn.
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  • David Krishan says:

    Lisa loved her new, progressive boyfriend. He was the talk of all her friends; she was envied by all for having him. And now, a Christmas present from him! Her loving boyfriend Mohammed had given her a wonderful, sparkling gift. A gift of light, of color, of weight. She cradled it in her hands as she waited in the Christmas market for him to return. Where had he gone? What was h-

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  • Cameron says:

    “Happy New Year!” she said as I came close.

    I smiled tiredly and set my coat down. “Sorry I’m late. But the job was being more annoying than usual.”

    “But you’re leaving soon!” she protested. “And it’s New Year’s!”

    My temper got the better of me. “OK, be honest with me. I’m moving away, our friends are elsewhere and I’m at a low point. What is there to celebrate?”

    She smirked at me. “I’m with my best friend, it’s New Year’s and I have a sparkler. That’s good enough.”

    In spite of it all, I laughed. “Happy New Year’s then.”

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