Thursday, 15 January 2015

Withering Flower

                                                                               Photo prompt-copyright- Jan Wayne Fields


“I am at Grand Plaza….”
“Get out.... right now…” he almost shouted, knowing well that he would have to violate his oath. He began to pray that, for once, his mission should fail. But he knew that he never failed. They never failed.
“What did you say? Get out? Why?” she loved and trusted him, like a child.
He switched off the phone. 
After every success they prayed and celebrated. Even today they would pray and celebrate.
He laid the table. He loved this chore.
But today something hurt, deep inside. He looked out and saw a flower, withering.
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A post for Friday Fictioneers one photo prompt

Word count   99

12 comments:

  1. A topical take on the prompt. Not much fun when they're on the receiving end, is it? Well done.

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  2. thanks Sandra, nice you saw the point

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  3. All too timely! I hope some of them have that much heart, but I don't know.

    janet

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  4. Dear IB.

    A sad one. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. thanks Rochelle, good you liked it

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  5. This had enough layers that it prompted a second - and third - read. Well done.

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  6. I think that there are moments when even the most dedicated will hesitate... somehow the last sentence h really made it all the sader.

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