To Close The Book

c1b3b9b0She let the phone ring and ring. No answer.

She sent text after text. No response.

As the waves crashed nearby, she fought the tears, the heartbreak, and the stress of her confusion.

He was pretending they had never happened.

And she needed to close the book.

So she did.

 

Au Revoir: A Tiny Fiction Series
Written by Jennifer Fifield
Image by Unsplash

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the view, the feel, the moment

photo-1445964047600-cdbdb873673d“I’ve been here,” I whispered.

“You’ve been here? When?” he asked.

“In my dreams. I’ve been dreaming of this place for years. I never knew where or what it was,” I said.

I slowly absorbed each detail. How surreal to be somewhere for the first time, and the fiftieth time. The view, the feel, the moment – they were all the same as every dream I had ever had. And it was him, this wonderful person standing next to me, who had brought me.

Au Revoir: A Tiny Fiction Series

Written by Jennifer Fifield

Image from Unsplash

something beautiful

Af0sF2OS5S5gatqrKzVP_SilhoutteShe woke up to the melodic sound of birds, and a peacefulness in her mind. With arms stretched high, she screeched a yawn and dangled her feet from the bed. Her only agenda for the day was to write something beautiful. What lovely world would she visit today?

Au Revoir: A Tiny Fiction Series

Written by Jennifer Fifield

Image by Unsplash

Permanent Fixture

photo-1429032021766-c6a53949594f“What will you do? Won’t you be bored?” Miles asked.

“What WON’T I do is more like it,” replied Maya.

For years, Maya had been dreaming of writing-filled days, with reading and peaceful ocean walks peppered into her week. She had stumbled upon all the ingredients of a fulfilled life, and her bright smile had become a permanent fixture on her face.

By Jennifer Fifield

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Au Revoir: A Tiny Fiction Series

Hay-on-Wye

Old Typewriter With Books Retro Colors On The DeskShe backed out of the front door of her apartment with her puffy purple suitcase in tow and saw him for the first time in months.

“Where are you headed?” he asked.

“To Hay-on-Wye in Wales for a couple months. I want to be inspired by all of the books,” she replied.

 

Au Revoir: A Tiny Fiction Series by Jennifer Fifield

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