Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, the standard, and the prompt photo.
The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words based on the picture below, which this week is supplied by Jan Wayne Fields.
Click here to hear the author read his tale:
Like a walk in the park…
The first days of love’s young dream, strolling hand in hand under sunshine and rainbows, through lush grass sprinkled with daffodils and daisies
Like a kiss in the dark…
As passion grows we’re wrapped in each other’s arms, fingers stroking through tumbling locks
Like a sailboat ride…
The ultimate romantic honeymoon, a yacht in Mediterranean moonlight, enjoying Ibiza, St Tropez, Capri, the Greek Islands
What about the night we cried…
Well, I did anyway, after you went overboard.
Your body was never found.
Luckily I do a great line in crocodile tears.
For an unrelated project, I have recently been trawling through the music of the Sixties. This was inspired by the superb Bobby Darin: