He didn’t have too many desires, except for this one.
His breath caught in short gasps as his heart lurched in his frail chest.
The icy gale bit at his cheeks as his eyes clouded over, before he flopped onto the porch, struggling for breath.
A tiny whimpered ‘woof’ escaped his throat, which miraculously traveled beyond the closed door.
Tears streaming from her eyes, Janine rushed out to cradle his furry head as he gave himself up to the warmth of her lap and peered into doggy heaven.
Written for Five Sentence Fiction's Prompt: Wishes
“I’m not sure I have done the right thing“, Heera said with a quivering lip, feeling her heart beat frantically against her chest in a staccato, frenzied motion.
Shahid gazed with affection and kindness into her dark, brown pupils and took her shaking hands in his strong, warm ones.
With a gentle touch and a soft whisper, he explained, ‘From this day forth, you are not just my wife, but my companion, a piece of my heart walking by my side; you need never fear this alliance nor the frowns of society.‘
Saying this, he gently lifted her acid-scarred cheek and planted a kiss on her lips, flooding her with warmth and love.
He really is my knight in shining armour, thought Heera, feeling a mixture of pain and pleasure, as she rested her ravaged forehead on his jacket.
Written for Five Sentence Fiction's Prompt: Marriage