The Threshold

PHOTO PROMPT © Brenda Cox It was an uproarious wedding. Merry guests enjoyed good wine and food as the band played feet-tapping music. In the midst of the merriment, the groom mused, What if she wants me to carry her over the threshold? She's a BIG woman. Hours later the groom and bride stood outside …

Gina Attends a Wedding

Gina stared at herself in the mirror. How miserable she looked. She was tempted not to go to her cousin, Natalie's wedding. The last thing she wanted was to see her father. Ever since he found out about her trying to keep Matt and Cam apart, he had made her life miserable by threatening to …

The Second Time

Tadeas was on the tennis court. He was waiting for his friend, William. Since they were teenagers, they enjoyed playing tennis with each other. They met once a month to play there at Hackney Downs. Afterwards, they usually went to Brunswick East Bakehouse. At exactly 9am, William was approaching him, a big grin on his …

Laird’s and Martina’s Big Day

It was finally here--the big day and he was both nervous and excited. As he sat there in the living room of his flat, he thought about his life before he met Martina. How could he have existed for so long without her? She was the most beautiful and exciting woman he had ever met …

After the Wedding

"Did you see the expressions on most of the people's faces when they realized that I was your date?" Kalisha exclaimed. Joe chuckled. "Yes, I did and it was priceless. They couldn't imagine that an old goat like me could be with a young and beautiful woman like you." "You're no old goat. You're more …

At the Wedding

It's Saturday and I'm getting ready for the wedding. My face is all made up. I must admit that it looks good. Now, I just have to put on my outfit. It's a deep red sari. Rhia helped me to pick it out at an Indian bazaar. "When it comes to Indian weddings you can …

Cold Feet

It was her wedding day. In twenty minutes, she would be walking down the aisle on her uncle's arm because her father had died three years ago. Theo would be standing at the altar, looking good in his wedding tuxedo. Theo was a wonderful man. He would be a terrific husband and father. She had …

What if it’s another girl?

"What's the matter, Aditi?" Bavishni asked her friend.  They were sitting on the verandah watching little Jaafar run barefoot about the yard. Aditi sighed.  "I'm pregnant," she announced. "Pregnant?"  Bavishni got up and hugged her.  "Congratulations!" "Thanks." "You don't seem happy that you're pregnant." "What if it's another girl?" "So what?" "You can say that …

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