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The next photo is the PHOTO PROMPT. Where does it take you? Tell us in one hundred words or less.
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Word Count: 100
“Sorry, Miss, your flight’s been cancelled,” says the airline rep with a wheeze in her voice.
“My boyfriend’s got reservations for our bistro and I’m sure he’s going to pop the question tonight and I have to—”
“Young love will have to go on standby, dearie.” She squints at me through horn-rimmed glasses.
Teeth grinding, I pace in front of the window as snow covers the tarmac.
I plop down in a chair.
My iPhone chimes.
“It’s over. Marrying Patricia. Safe travels. Eugene.”
It’s snowing harder. I read his text three more times and grin with relief. Lovely weather.