Jody nervously waited in the Arrival Hall, watching the tearful reunions of others. Those unguarded moments of pure joy when reuniting with loved ones.
Would it be the same for her?
He had been gone for years. She understood. His work was important and it stole him away to all parts of the world. She shot from her chair as he rounded the corner near the baggage carousel. He dropped the handle of his carry-on and they embraced with tears.
He whispered, “We need to make the most of the time we have left. They’ll be here any day now.”
This piece of flash fiction is my contribution to “Friday Fictioneers,” a weekly challenge hosted by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff Fields. With the help of a photo prompt to inspire, we’re to write a 100-word story. The photo this week was taken by our host, Rochelle, from one of her recent trips.
If you would like to join in with this encouraging group of writers or read their stories from this week, click HERE.