LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

Published September 28, 2022 by rochellewisoff

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. πŸ˜‰

PHOTO PROMPT Β© Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (Hey! That’s me!)

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.

β€œIt’s so romantic, isn’t it?” She moved her book closer to the light. β€œDontcha love it?”

Jon turned the page of his magazine. β€œNot the best reading light.”

β€œMust you be so negative? Remember, β€˜It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness.’”

β€œThank you, Eleanor Roosevelt.” He frowned. β€œI’ll stop cursing the darkness when the power’s restored and the TV comes back on.”

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Adding more to my ETSY SHOP every day!

Getting ready for the Holidays. They’ll be here before you know it!

43 comments on “LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

    • Dear D,

      I admit to frothing at the mouth when the power’s down and I can’t access the internet on my computer. πŸ˜‰ But my husband definitely takes it to a higher level of angst. Thank you.

      Shalom,

      Rochelle

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