Thank you to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who hosts Friday Fictioneers. Each week Rochelle chooses a photo prompt to inspire writers to produce a 100 word piece of flash fiction. Do use the link to her blog if you are interested in joining the group. It’s a great way to get involved in writing.
PHOTO PROMPT © CEayr
Where love resides
They sought shelter in the alcove. Ducking under the chain, they huddled by the door to avoid the driving rain.
“Such beautiful stonework,” she said. “A pity this place is so run down. It would make a great place to live.” The door creaked as if pleased to hear her words.
Some months later their wedding car pulled up outside the restored building. He led her to the entrance, removed her blindfold and she stared, enchanted, at the chain festooned with flowers and the beautifully decorated archway.
Sweeping her up in his arms he whispered, “Welcome to our new home!”