July 9, 2014 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write story about water. What significance does water have to the story, the setting or character (s)? How is water evocative or manipulated? What river flows through your imagination?
Staring at the brown rugged mountains and the clouds reflecting in the
azure waters of the river, she felt thirsty, thirsty to catch a glimpse of him.
Today, she had cooked a delicious hot meal of rice and chicken curry and
post-lunch he would regale with his stories of far-off lands.
The horizon turned pale crimson, the birds flying back to their nests.
Tomorrow I will cook prawns curry, his favourite dish, she thought and turned
back, feeling disappointed.
She preferred the distant hope of mirage rather than face the cruel reality.
Unknown to her, his spirit watched her.
For : Carrot Ranch : Flash Fiction
Word Count : 99