Rendezvous

148 Word Count
By (Gypsie) Ami Offenbacher-Ferris

Crimson’s Creative Writing Challenge 150 Word Max

Photograph by Cristina Kemp

They met discreetly, quietly and in near total silence twice a week. If both parental sets left at the same time, they’d risk a third rendezvous but, that had only happened a very few times.

This was one of those times.

She: “I’m so happy you found this place,” she sighed, sliding up against him, noticing he was hairier than usual.

He: “My change is coming,” he hesitated then continued, “do you have everything ready? We will have to move quickly once it starts and pray we aren’t discovered, not until it’s too late for them to do anything about it.”

She: “Yes, but if my father discovers us before we are truly joined, he will kill you,” she whispered the dire warning.

A leaf shook, then another. A male Luna moth emerged. Enraged he pushed the butterfly worm off the leaf and carried his errant larvae home.

2 Comments

  1. Excellent. Totally unexpected, that last line! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I’m so very glad you liked it Crispina! 😊

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