100 Word Challenge – Week 40

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following prompt, 


He was at the table, hoping that she would soon arrive; he was not very good at being patient. The item sat in his pocket, and it was all he could do to not take it out and have another look at it, all red and twinkly. Eventually she arrived and he was overwhelmed at her beauty. As she approached the table he stood and gently kissed her cheek. Sitting back down their fingers gently touched as they looked at each other.  

He reached into his pocket and removed the box. Slowly opening it he placed it on the table and said 

will you”?

Taking part in the 100 word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week #40

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, European Ancestors, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies, Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies and surname courses.
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8 Responses to 100 Word Challenge – Week 40

  1. jfb57 says:

    Oh I do hope she says Yes! So romantic. Thank you for sharing on 100WCGU!


  2. I love his nervousness aswell. Beautifully written.


  3. Very romantic, love the impatience.


  4. SusanKMann says:

    ooh lovely, I hope she did. x


  5. “Yes, I will.” The end.

    “No! You're a cheat and a liar. How dare you assume you can win me over with this red bauble.”

    Hmm. Which one do I want? I suppose it depends on what came before. ~Miriam


  6. Sandra Crook says:

    Ah, how romantic. Nice one.


  7. Anna says:

    I hope she did. Gentle piece with believable characters.


  8. Lynda says:

    I wonder if she said yes?


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