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Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and end using the photo below, copyright Ted Strutz Now here’s mine : 100 words.
What happened? A moment ago they leaned toward each other all candlelight and expectations.
I imagined dessert, a ring snuggled into whipped cream, and him swooping his chair aside blocking the servers, dipping onto one knee. We are all watching ready to raise our glasses in celebration. We want their future to unfold before us, to remember our own and compare or savor it later with bubbles all around. We want that romance, that promise, that undying love.
She stands, dumps her plate of spaghetti over his head and slumps in her chair. Oh, we’ve all been cheated.
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