#100WW — A Storm is Brewing

It was a chilly night for August, but when Eli asked Erin to meet him at dusk on the beach near the marina, she agreed. She put on a jacket and scarf and walked the quarter mile to their usual spot. Eli was already there, sitting on a large piece of driftwood.

“Hi,” Eli said.

“Hi,” Erin responded. Then awkward silence.

Suddenly Eli turned to Erin, got down on one knee, pulled out a small box from his jacket, and said, “Erin, will you marry me.”

Erin stared off into the distance and said, “Looks like a storm is brewing.”

(100 words)

Written for this week’s 100 Word Wednesday prompt from Bikurgurl. Photo credit: Bikurgurl.

21 thoughts on “#100WW — A Storm is Brewing

    • Fandango August 26, 2020 / 10:39 pm

      Right. I think he was expecting a very different answer.


  1. Bikurgurl September 1, 2020 / 11:23 pm

    Yikes – Cold indeed! Thank you for joining us again this week 🖤

    Liked by 1 person

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