I have made a conscious decision to announce the prompt at the end of the post (instead of the beginning) from this time forward.
David stood in front of his closet, trying to figure out what to wear. He never thought this day would come. He put on black dress pants, a white shirt, and a black tie. An image of him carrying Sally over the threshold of a hotel room on their wedding day popped into his head, and a tear rolled down his cheek.
Now, he was never going to be able to do it.
After the service, when it was time, he lifted the casket onto his shoulder and carried her to the cemetery where she was laid to rest.
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This week’s prompt:
“In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a carried wife.”
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