Christmas, Stuffed Toys, the Nursery, Pregnancy & The Letter


It was the day before school closed for Christmas.  When Amelie saw the stuffed toys which had gotten wet in the snow hanging on the line, she smiled and thought of the nursery at home.  Derrick and she were filled with perpetual excitement because of her pregnancy.

In the office, a letter was in her mailbox.  She took it out.  It was from Cate, Derrick’s ex-mistress. Amelie was tempted to tear it up until she saw the return address.  Cate was in a convent?

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This post is for the Friday’s Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. You can find this week’s prompt here. To read other stories or to participate, click here. Also used Sammi Cox’s weekend word prompt, Perpetual.

15 thoughts on “Christmas, Stuffed Toys, the Nursery, Pregnancy & The Letter

    • Dear Rochelle,

      Perhaps Cate wants to apologize to her for being the other woman in Derrick’s life and the pain it caused. It would have been better if she hadn’t written the letter and just let go of the past.



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