Broken Promises — Friday Fictioneers

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll

Title: Broken Promises
Source: Friday Fictioneers sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple
Word count: 100 words

Gabriella’s hands clutched the icy iron pickets, her heart pounded as she stared at the house, hoping for a sign. Birds chirped, and wind caressed her cheek flipping her hair across her face. Nothing else moved.

She waited until her hands turned blue and her body trembled in the frigid air. The truth seeped from the dark corners of her mind, gathering speed until the iron freight train blasted the words she feared from the start. He wasn’t coming.

It was all a lie. Gabriella turned away from the future he had so sweetly promised and walked to the river.


Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

25 thoughts on “Broken Promises — Friday Fictioneers

  1. Ah, that poor girl. Maybe, on her way to the river, she overcomes her despair and finds her anger. That guy needs to be kicked, not cried over.


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