You know what I said last week about finding inspiration for these pictures? Yeah, well this week none of that happened, as the very second the prompt picture popped open, I shouted excitedly – and to no one in particular – “PEN PALS!!!”
That’s right, this week’s Friday Fictioneers immediately made me think of the pen pals bit I wrote a little while back for the 100 Word Song challenge, and I thought we’d revisit these kids now to see how they’re doing, cool?
Hope you enjoy!
Wanting to touch her cheek, he reached out slowly, till his fingertips softly tickled the image on the screen before him.
They were so much alike, yet different. They were so very connected, yet far apart, each firmly entrenched to their own place.
He longed to traverse those few thousand miles, but was unable to break himself free. So instead, he continued sending pictures and words across the ocean, hoping that she would see in them, his love for her.
Sighing, he wondered what she was doing at that moment.
Wanting to touch his constantly tossled hair, her fingertips softly brushed the image on the screen before her…