“Honey, come here. The full moon is so beautiful tonight.” Robin and Noah Clarke were celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary in a small resort town and had just returned to their hotel room after dinner.
“Full moon?” Noah picked up his smartphone and started pushing virtual buttons.
“Can’t you leave that thing alone and come watch the moon with me, please?” Minor annoyance etched her voice. “We’re on our second honeymoon…”
“That can’t be the Moon. Moonrise isn’t for another hour and the window faces west.”
Robin turned and looked out again. “Oh my God. You’re right. It’s getting bigger.”
I wrote this for the Rochelle Wisoff-Fields writing challenge. The idea is to use the image above as the inspiration for crafting a piece of flash fiction no more than 100 words long. My word count is 100.
The light in the photo is apparently the Moon, but then again, what if it isn’t?
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