Kai smiled. “Proof that our bond is real.” He ran his hand over Gabe's. His touch was gentle. It was welcoming. “I know your loneliness. I know your wish for connection. Your wish for acceptance. Your entire being screams it. I have felt this cry. I know you wish for a friend who understands.” A few passing students caught the tender moment and burst into laughter. Gabe jerked his hand away. “But it's not you.” Gabe froze. He glanced down. “My hand...” “My gift to you.”
“Angela! Come here! You have got to check this out,” Grace called out from the backyard of their home. Angela leaned over and looked down at her sister from her bedroom window. “What is it?” she called out, “I am studying for my test!” “Oh, for Pete’s sake, can you stop studying for a second? … Continue reading The Light – A Short Story!
[This story is the 3rd part of a continuing tale. You can find the Part 1 titled One Summer Day and Part 2 titled That First Meeting when you click on the links]. Anna and Dave passed each other on their morning runs almost every day after that first meeting. But neither stopped to talk, they just … Continue reading Those Were The Days!
This is the second part of a continuing tale. Read the first part One Summer Day, if you haven't already!
This post is in response to the Miniature Writing Challenge #4 by An Artist At Heart. I opted to write a Mini Short Story (max 150 words as per the rules), for the theme 'Water'. I hope I have been able to capture the essence of the challenge and managed to convey my message. Do … Continue reading Miniature Writing Challenge: The River of Life