Just found out about the Monday Motivations challenge from the esthernewtonblog. You write a flash fiction piece of between 50-100 words which includes an assigned line. This week’s is “It was over.”
Fun, right? A chance to flex your fiction muscle. Go check it out if you want to play!
Here’s my entry:
She had no idea why today, of all days, she dug out that ancient photo album.
Maybe it was the deep pangs of loneliness threatening to tear through her chest as she paced around the house. She poured herself a drink, turned on a once-important song, and started flipping pages.
She and Dean were so young back then, their eyes locked in burning intensity. Now they barely looked at each other, running mindlessly through the evening routine.
It was over. Yet she laid down next to him to fall asleep, as she would do for the rest of her life.