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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 will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. This week’s word: DEPARTURE.

He pulled a long, woebegone face and mouthed ‘I will miss you’ making his wife smile before she disappeared for security check, with a final wave.

He watched her flight take-off and become a tiny speck in the distance and only then made the call.

It was picked up at the very first ring.

“Hey! How does one week by the sea sound?” he asked and grinned at the gasp of surprise from the other end.

He was whistling as he drove off, unaware of the flurry of activity in the airport as preparations were on to guide the last flight out to make a return emergency landing.

 ©Shail Mohan 2015

Lillie McFerrin Writes

NaBloPoMo May 2015