Weekend Writing Prompt — Our Song

700-01184427“Oh listen, Lucy, they’re playing our song,” Dean said, reaching across the dinner table to grab Lucy’s hand.

Lucy pulled her hand away. “Our song?” she said. “It’s a love song. When was the last time you told me that you loved me?”

“But we danced to that song on the night we got engaged,” Dean said. “That was the first song we danced to at our wedding. We both love that song.”

“Back in the day it was our song,” Lucy said. “Now every time I hear it, it reminds me of what we once had and will never have again.”

(102 words)


F3789D21-600B-444E-BDB1-C01B4B280C03Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where we are challenged to write a poem or piece of prose using the word “song” in exactly 102 words. Photo credit: Masterfile.com

10 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt — Our Song

  1. Dragon Warrior August 11, 2019 / 6:22 am

    Wow! What a subtle and beautiful way to describe the present way of living of couples. But personally, I disagree with Lucy. Dean does seem like a caring husband, remembering their beginnings so well.

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  2. Dale August 11, 2019 / 6:39 pm

    Your pingback did work 😉

    And, how sad and often is this the case?

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    • Tien Skye August 11, 2019 / 8:20 pm

      Sorry, I don’t know how it just got posted while I was typing…I was about to say that’s quite a slap in the face, demonstrating what has been lost in their years of marriage.

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      • Fandango August 11, 2019 / 10:04 pm

        It’s sad and, I’m afraid, all too common. (And I, too, have somehow managed to post a comment that was not quite ready to come out of the oven, so no worries.)

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