Friday Fictioneers: The Light in his Eyes

Welcome to Friday Fictioneers where each week close to 100 people participate in a flash fiction challenge based on a photo prompt.

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This week’s photo: Copyright: Me! 🙂

And now my 100 word story:

I remember the moment he fell in love with me. I was bringing lunch to his job site. It was mid-autumn and I was dressed all in brown; long skirt, boots, sweater on sweater; not his usual type.

I stepped out of my vehicle and I saw it in his eyes. I had never seen such a look. Some might say it was lust. I am okay with that. I felt the same way. An accidental brush of his hand would give me goosebumps.

He looked at me like that for five years and then his eyes began to wander.

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72 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers: The Light in his Eyes

  1. Dawn,
    I like how you used the picture, so many lamps, so little time. I guess it was only lust, then it was a flame that could quickly dim. Thanks for the picture, by the way. Is this your house?
    -David

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  2. Dawn- Good God. I didn’t realize you knew my first husband. Great story.

    BTW I love the photo. I have three stories written death, enlightenment and insanity. I just can’t choose. You’re a great muse.

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  4. My daughter dated a guy like that. I actually liked him, until she told me about the real jerk behind the charming facade. I thank God every day since she dumped the louse. I gag, just thinking about him.

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  5. Dawn,

    Multiple phrases jump off my screen here. “Some might say it was lust.” is one of my favorites. I also enjoyed the beginning, different from the usual “I remember the moment I fell in love . . . ” Sad ending, but it works, perhaps even better because of the twist.

    Cheers!

    Marie Gail

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  6. frist of all, Thank you for the lovely photo. I had a great time with it 🙂
    My must admit, my relationship with my wife started as lust. Forty years later I still lust for her, but it’s mostly in my head now. Well written piece, Dawn.

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  7. I enjoyed your story, Dawn. Oh, lust can be pretty exciting, but it seems difficult to have the level of excitement last. Thanks for the picture this week, too. It’s a great one and inspired a lot of creative stories this week!

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  9. Ah sad-lust for him and love for her!Well,at least they had 5 good years-a long run for lust;-)If his eyes are wandering now,not surprising-men will be men,lol!

    A lovely story Dawn and thanks for the photo this week-had a tough time switching my lamp on 😉

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