unattainable

 

The sole object of this trip was to see you.
Planning and packing, traveling and getting lost, taking slow steps at times and finally getting closer towards you.
And, I now see you, your broad shoulders and crooked head, the shadow of you at the top of the stairs … where I can never reach.

(54 words)

For The Daily Post’s daily prompt: “Object

For Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller's Abode
photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode

 

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. So sad, she went through so much just to be able to see him yet cannot reach him. Much said with only a few words. Wonderful story!

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    1. nelkumi says:

      Life can be like that, I suppose… Thank you for taking your time to read and comment, PJ.

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      1. Yes, it certainly can, sadly.

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  2. I can’t remember if I ever welcomed you to the challenge. In case I didn’t, welcome to FFfAW challenge. We are happy to have you join us!

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  3. samratkel says:

    A very succinct tale and a joy to read.

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  4. Beautifully done Nelkumi

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  5. Interesting take on this. Nicely wrapped up so quickly.

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    1. nelkumi says:

      Thank you for the visit and comment.

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