This week’s photo prompt is provided by Maria with Doodles and Scribbles.
Guide for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers
1. A prompt photo will be provided each Tuesday to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story.
2. Linking for this challenge begins on Tuesday and runs to the following Monday evening.
3. Please credit photo to photographer.
4. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try and stay within this limit.
The dark came suddenly, shutting off the street from view until a lone street light sputtered to life. A light snapped on inside one of the houses and he watched a shadow cross behind the curtains.
Was it her? He wasn’t sure, chewed his lower lip in frustration. Should he knock on the door? Call? Sit impotent in the car? How was that different than what he’d done the last five years?
Would he do this for five more years? Could he?
As always, he hated himself, his indecision. Hated his tiny, dark, apartment. His crappy meals. The dust. Dark. Cold.
She would make all things better. Hot chocolate on cold evenings, snuggling in front of the fire. Feeding each other bites at restaurants. Dancing in the living room. Making love in the soft warmth of her bed. Their bed.
If only he knew her name…..