I am so inspired by Madison Woods‘ regular posting of Flash Fiction on Fridays, that I am finally jumping in to play along. Following is the photo inspiration she provided, and my 100-word piece “Lost and Found“…
The moss reached up to meet her fingers, springy, dry, tickled to be noticed by a passerby. She brushed it kindly, then reached beyond to the dark and coolly breathing crevice. It was resting in the shadow of the sapling they had planted together. So many springs ago, but only recent in her heart. A promise of their tomorrows together, like the buds of the little tree. Her hand closed on the locket, still gleaming gold between the tarnished patches. She clasped it round her neck and felt the warmth of her heart rise up to meet its chill.
- Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge (standup2p.wordpress.com)
- Friday Flash Fiction: Just Ask Me (kieranmacintosh.wordpress.com)