By Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris
In response to GirlieOnTheEdge’s
Six Sentence Story Thursday Link Up!
PROMPT WORD: EXCHANGE
This is a story about two women who loved the same man and the man who loved them, albeit in different ways and with a different type of passion for each, as the women were not at all alike, yet both filled him with joy and happiness and completed him where only one never could.
The problem of course, was that neither woman knew about the other as one was a wife to the man of many years and the other a girlfriend and lover, also of many years yet, neither had ever discovered the truth in all that time because the man loved and adored both, he was very careful lest he loose one or both of them should they discover the truth about the double life he led.
On Valentine’s Day, toward late afternoon, each of the women received a huge flower arrangement containing their favorite blossoms, red roses for the wife and white daisies with baby’s breath for the girlfriend.
The man left handwritten cards to be delivered with the flowers that day, unfortunately the girl at the flower shop was new and became quite confused about which arrangement went to which woman, and unwilling to admit she was discombobulated, she completed the sale and sent him on his way.
So it was that each lady received the other ladies flowers and the very personal correspondence attached declaring his undying love and commitment to each, except the names were incorrect on each woman’s card.
Much to his surprise, his wife did not ask for a divorce at all, but requested an exchange in that the wife wanted to be the girlfriend and so the girlfriend became the wife and the wife became the girlfriend and the man lived a happy but extremely tiring life for a very, very long time.