Friday Fictioneers – “I Spy” Rated PG13

This has been a rough week to do things online for me.  Rochelle gives us Friday Fictioneers.  My story is below the prompt.  The rest are > HERE < Enjoy!!!

Source: PHOTO PROMPT – Copyright Janet Webb Click Pic for Page.

“I Spy”

By Scott L Vannatter – 100 words

Hal looked intently through the flower at the window. The ice dripping from the flower went unnoticed by his, usually, keen eyes. He was looking for Chandra.

He could just make out her form dusting the furniture in her house. He wished it was his house.

“Watcha doin’, Mister?” Hal jumped and fell rump first in the melting snow and the mud.

Getting up he looked the boy over.

“Why did you scare me like that?”

“Was getting ready to go in and saw ya starin’.”

“That’s your house? Your mom is… Chandra?”

“Yup.”

Had it really been that long?

__________________________________

Namaste,

Scott

Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Comments

  • aliciajamtaas  On December 8, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    I, too, thought the boy was Hal’s son! Either way, this is a grand story with much potential.

    Like

  • EagleAye  On December 6, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Aha! It seems there is a history, one with long-lasting implications. I love the way this story says something without actually saying it. I take it, the boy is his son? Well done, sir! 🙂

    Like

    • kindredspirit23  On December 7, 2014 at 12:42 am

      Ohh, never even thought of that particular twist! I love it! No, I just had him having always wanted to marry her and had found her at last only to find her married and with a son…yours, now, that makes it all different…

      Liked by 1 person

  • Björn Rudberg (brudberg)  On December 6, 2014 at 11:15 am

    That long – I can feel surprises coming up.. I wonder if he’s welcome at all…

    Like

  • The Writer's Village  On December 6, 2014 at 9:41 am

    Great mood/tone. Liked the bittersweet taste. Time does pass and life changes so much before we even realize it. Randy

    Like

  • rochellewisoff  On December 6, 2014 at 9:30 am

    Dear Scott,

    Sounds like Chandra was more than a passing fancy. 😉

    Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

    Like

Feel free to say something; I look forward to it!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Beauty lies within yourself

The only impossible journey in life is you never begin!! ~Tanvir Kaur

saania2806.wordpress.com/

Philosophy is all about being curious, asking basic questions. And it can be fun!

North Noir

DETECTIVE FICTION - A.M. Potter | AUTHOR SITE and BLOG

carly books

I read lots of books, from mythology retellings to literary fiction and I love to reread books from childhood, this is a place to voice my thoughts for fun. I also like to ramble about things such as art or nature every now and again.

Ipsa.rb

QUALITY LIFE

. . .

love each other like you are the lyric to their music

The Grief Reality

Normalising the conversation about Grief.

meditations on home, belonging & all things literary

We are all Kindred Spirits; connected in Life

moviejoltz

The website where movies count

%d bloggers like this: