FFfAW (Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers) Challenge – Week of 09-01-2015. This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise!
100 Words…Except for One
“I’ll see you then”, she whispered through tears on that morning when he, duffel bag flung over his shoulder, boarded the train.
But she never said, “goodbye”.
Goodbyes are for endings and they were just beginning; busy with plans for a long happy future.
When she received the letter, delivered by two uniform-clad gentleman, it occurred to her as she thanked them smiling, “I never said goodbye.”
The townsfolk say you can set your watch by her arrival to the train platform, same time each day, mumbling over and again as the train passes, “but I never said goodbye…”
Kat ~ 2 September 2015