Sunday Outing – #FridayFictioneers

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Written for Friday Fictioneers

A creature of habit, he woke up at 6:15 am. A cold shower and a good shave made him look human, as Lily never failed to tell him. Donning his best suit, he combed his hair while whistling a gleeful tune.

Hopping onto his bicycle, he went to the village square and bought a bunch of yellow roses. 35 years, and he had never once failed to get Lily flowers on a Sunday. He met Lily, gave her the flowers and sat beside her for a while.

So what if Lily didn’t talk to him! Her memories still did.

About Anshu Bhojnagarwala

Fiction Addict. Agatha Christie Fan.
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25 Responses to Sunday Outing – #FridayFictioneers

  1. Natasha says:

    So very beautiful and vivid, Anshu. Love the way you paint a pretty tale in such few words.♥️

  2. Thank you Natasha!! Glad you liked it 🙂

  3. Moon says:

    Beautiful story, Anshu.

  4. Abhijit Ray says:

    Love survives even after Lily is no more. Nice man her husband, that is.

  5. Dear Anshu,

    A very sweet story indeed. I could feel the love that existed between this couple and the reason he brings flowers to her grave every Sunday. Well done.



  6. Dale says:

    Now that is love. Very sweet.

  7. This is very touching… it sounds like he has been a widow for some time already

  8. subroto says:

    It’s been said before but I’ll say it again – sweet story.

  9. What a beautiful story of nostalgia and a love that never dies. The memories of her give him reason to carry on. Very sweet!

  10. granonine says:

    Oh, my heart! She’s there, but she’s not there. And he is so faithful. Wonderful story.

  11. Priya says:

    love never dies. Beautiful story, Anshu.

  12. lisarey1990 says:

    That was so lovely.

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