Thursday photo prompt – Christmas Present – #writephoto

I have finally managed to access Sue’s photoprompt for this week!
Here’s hoping you can too and check out her original post today here:

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photoprompt-15th-decemberHolding pole position, The Fairy called a meeting.
‘This won’t do,’ she said. ‘For years, it’s been tradition that everything be colour co-ordinated down to the last detail. Baubles, dropped icicles, tinsel and cones, but never, NEVER anything like this!’
‘What does it mean?’ asked the robin that was always settled on the higher branches and acted as Second in Command of The Tree Committee.
‘I have no idea. But I’m telling you, it doesn’t fit and I don’t like it. No sirree, I don’t like it at all.’
‘Sshh. Someone’s coming!’

The decorations reflected the twinkly lights in varying hues as the door opened and Simon stepped into the room.
He wasn’t alone.
‘Your gift is in the tree,’ he said. ‘You can’t miss it. It’s the only one of its kind on it.’
Keri peered between the boughs and saw a tiny gold box tied with purple and silver ribbon almost hidden by the other ornaments.
Gingerly reaching in so as not to disturb the beautiful and artful arrangement, Keri unhooked the box and looked into Simon’s eyes.
Carefully removing the ribbon, she opened her gift, and a new light dazzled from within, caught by the flashing lights as they pulsed a rainbow of colour across the ceiling.

The word ‘Oh!’ echoed round the room, and it wasn’t exactly clear whose tears were the brightest………… Keri’s as Simon slipped the diamond ring on her finger, or the Fairy who was a bit of a romantic at heart. She’d reprimand those lights later for such a wanton display!


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and have a terrible sweet tooth. Best friends are Hubby, our dog Maggie, Bro in NZ, MSM and MOH (and his dog). I am also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we were once again house hunting until September. We now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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15 Responses to Thursday photo prompt – Christmas Present – #writephoto

  1. Sue Vincent says:

    Romance and humour… perfect 🙂

  2. Joey says:

    haha I love it! very nice

  3. Michael says:

    I love it, such a great take on this image….well done Di..

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  5. Ritu says:

    Really enjoyed this!

  6. Loved this, so romantic and the fairy who made it even better.

  7. Bernadette says:

    OH, I love a Christmas romance. Smiling.

  8. willowdot21 says:

    I really liked this one.. always love a bossy fairy!!

  9. Pingback: Photo prompt round up – Christmas Present – #writephoto | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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