#33 – Petrichor

Posted on Updated on

Jet

The sky was purple,… no,… not sky,…

Emma sat up a moment, the sleeping bag bunching down around her waist.  She let the ghosts of her dreams dissolve, clearing her mind and letting it drift towards memories of the night before.

She smiled.

She fell back, breathing in the scent of pine needles and dew.  A wind was tapping against the edge of the tent and she drew her breath in time with the swelling  fabric.

“Yes.”

Emma laughed, arching her back and screaming into the sky as she lifted her hand, the engagement ring shining.

“Yes! Yes!  YES!!!!”

(c) Tim Austin 2016.  Promo image courtesy of Jet van der Wouden via Unsplash.

Today’s Story was inspired by Author, Oregonian and Coffee Addict Erin Ritch.  You can read her marvellous blog at nowyverns.com and tweet her @Eritch324.  Thanks Erin!

If you’re enjoying these stories, please share them and tell your friends to visit.  Like the OWOS Facebook page and follow me @timaustin2k.

Keep reading, pop comments in the section below – let me know what you think!

See you tomorrow for “Beehive”!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s