Jane Jago’s Daily Drabble – One Hundred and Twenty-Nine

Her dinner companion was both genial and dryly amusing, but unlike so many of her ‘set’ his comments were never barbed or cruel. She sat back and enjoyed good food and undemanding company without so much as thinking about what she was doing there.

It wasn’t until they reached the coffee and liqueur stage that she was jerked back to reality.

He reached into his pocket and took out a small, red box. She sighed inwardly. He smiled his understanding.

“I know. I’m not asking you to pretend to love me…”

They celebrated their golden wedding in the same restaurant…

©️jj 2019

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: