What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week Lillie McFerrin posts a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate can write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in the five sentences, and is just for direction. This week: FLIGHT
I watched his retreating back, knowing with sudden clarity that I would never see him again.
This had been the final goodbye, though he did not know it yet for the simple reason that I hadn’t told him.
Over the weekend I had watched him, how happy he was with his life, family and friends.
I was the ‘extra,’ the odd one out who didn’t fit anywhere, and one that he did not need sticking out in his otherwise ‘complete’ life.
So I took that flight I had vowed never ever to take.