It would seem my muse woke up this morning. So not only did I take the liberty of posting a thrice-run story, I’m double dipping as well. 😉
Genre: Realistic “Fiction”
Word Count: 100
LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
They sat at the kitchen table, a bag of pretzels between them. Light from the old-fashioned lamps cast a warm glow in the room. Shelly savored the salt on her tongue, then sipped her Cabernet.
“It’s so romantic, isn’t it?” She moved her book closer to the light. “Dontcha love it?”
Jon turned the page of his magazine. “Not the best reading light.”
“Must you be so negative? Remember, ‘It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness.’”
“Thank you, Eleanor Roosevelt.” He frowned. “I’ll stop cursing the darkness when the power’s restored and the TV comes back on.”
Adding more to my ETSY SHOP every day!