Iris

PHOTO PROMPT © John Nixon

This post is written for Friday Fictioneers.

The old man looked into the thrift shop and politely inquired, “Where’s Iris.”

“She’s not here today Mr. Jennings.”

“Tell her she’s been in there long enough. She decided on that wedding dress yesterday and just wanted to have it fitted today. We’re to be married next Thursday you know.

“Come back tomorrow Mr. Jennings perhaps she will be ready by then.”

“Seems like I’ve been waiting years for her.”

“It has Mr. Jennings. You have been coming back every year on this date for the last ten years. Please come back next year and I think she will be ready.”

Author: Danny James

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

14 thoughts on “Iris”

  1. Well, Danny, he does seem to know what day it is, if not what year. Sad…. but well done.

    (Side note. I tired to respond to your comment on mine and hit a very wrong key. Now I cannot fine it. My bad.)

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