Friday, October 19, 2007

55 Flash Fiction Friday

A quick one, and not one of my better efforts--but I'm sitting in an airport right now getting ready to board a plane home, and I'd rather post a 55FFF than not. So, here goes...

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He was absolutely stunned. “I’m going to be a dad,” he thought to himself. At 55, he figured his prime was past—never thinking that his 32 year old wife wasn’t past hers. He knew their life had been turned upside down, but he was so amazingly happy just then that he couldn’t contain himself…

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Who knows...this may end up being the beginning of my story arc...

More later...

3 Comments:

snowelf said...

Awww!! Now that's a BIG surprise!!!

Have a great weekend, Jim!

:)
--snow

robertb said...

Rhoda was thunderstruck by the sudden realization that all of this had been an elaborate hoax. She began to feel weak and fought to remain upright; sick with the knowledge nothing would ever be normal again. On the other hand, she did look quite fetching in that baby seal skin parka and matching rain boots.

Jim Jones said...

Snow, thanks for the feedback...and I did have a good weekend! And robertb, nice job on the 55 FFF!