Friday Fictioneers: Love Always

PHOTO PROMPT © Kelvin M. Knight

“I’m going to step out for a few minutes, babe. If you want something to eat, I’ve made you a sandwich.” 

Immediately, he stood up and crossed the room anxiously, “Where are you going?”

“The market,” she replied softly with a reassuring smile, “it’ll just be a few minutes.”

He returned a shaky smile. As he heard the door shut, his hands began to shake as frightening thoughts of abandonment crept into his mind. He moved to the kitchen corner and picked up the sandwich with the heart-shape hole, beneath the sandwich was a post-it note. “I love you always,”

(100 words)

Each week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple hosts Friday Fictioneers where we’re challenged to write a piece of flash fiction in 100 words, more or less, based on the picture above.

14 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers: Love Always

  1. That’s such a sweet, reassuring tale. Love the thought behind it. Thank God, he is with someone who truly loves him. Maybe he was abandoned at an early age, and the scars have long overstayed.
    Nicely done, Yinglan. 🙂

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