Monday, July 25, 2016

100 Words or Less, Renee Cree

It’s Time
by Renee Cree

Ten seconds to go. Anticipation was in the air, as it always is on this most festive of holidays. Secretly, it had always been her favorite; the slate could be wiped clean, and when midnight came, new possibilities would abound. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1….

He wasn’t with her; he couldn’t be. But that was ok—duty called. Through the magic of technology, they could still celebrate together.  She picked up her phone and sent him a text: “Happy New Year! I love you!” 

“Same!” came the reply.

She regarded the phone. Set it down slowly. And sipped her champagne.

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