The Fairy Queen

“I have a secret to tell,” she whispered as her eyes glistened with tears that threatened to cascade down her rosy cheeks.

I’d asked her to be part of my life and continue the joy we experienced together over those long, summer months but, instead, she became so sad and then led me down to the clearing in the woods where we met.

My heart felt hollow as I waited to hear her reason for I feared there was another.
I’d lose her.
I watched with stunned awe as her wings unfurled and she cast me a nervous, thin smile…

Entry into the 100 Word #weekendchallenge by @WriteStoryBooks
The Fairy Queen – © 2019 Paul J. Fleming

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