I was looking for a scene with an April theme, and I found one here in the opening chapter of A Taste of Honey--a book I always associate with May. Go figure.
Sometimes you get exactly what you wish for. And it's more than you'd ever dreamed.
She had two wonderful kids, satisfying work, a comfortable house, and she’d been happily married to the love of her life for the past sixteen and a half years. It was just that, after all those years, everything seemed to have gotten the slightest bit stale. She couldn’t help but remember how things used to be—
“Okay, Lucy,” Marsha snapped, “What’s wrong? You’ve been sitting here sighing to yourself for the past half-hour. You’re driving me nuts.”
“You were sighing,” Marsha insisted. “Wasn’t she sighing, Scout?”
And she wanted it back. Oh, how she wanted it back! But, after all these years— she wasn’t sure that was even possible.
Such Fleeting Pleasures
An Oberon Prequel Novella, 0.5
by PG Forte