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Yeah Write #11: Special Delivery ( #flashfiction )


“Penny for them?” My husband inquired.

“When our kids ask me when I knew you were serious I’ll say, ‘When I signed for the ring.’ ”

“You signed for it!?”

“Mmmhmm … I put it in the mailbox so you could surprise me.”




12 comments on “Yeah Write #11: Special Delivery ( #flashfiction )

  1. jhiabeys
    December 23, 2015

    A version of this happened to me. The gift is still so sweet though.

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  2. livebysurprise
    December 23, 2015

    LOL. Whoops!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. d3athlily
    December 23, 2015

    That is super sweet! Oops. šŸ˜‚


  4. innatejames
    December 23, 2015

    I’ve ruined a surprise by shipping it home without thinking that the intended person would most likely be the one to receive it. That’s why everything is shipped to work now!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. charlotte833
    December 24, 2015

    That would be a great mail day! I could never keep the secret.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Laissez Faire
      December 24, 2015

      Not even with the lure of waiting to drop the punch line on gift-giver? šŸ™‚


  6. Amy Bee
    December 24, 2015

    I like the acknowledgment of a future memory that will be shared between this couple.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. creatingahome
    January 5, 2016

    Oh boy.

    Liked by 1 person

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