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Birthday Wish

A single candle cast ghostly flickers across the room. There should have been forty candles, and laughter, and kisses. She had always made it so. Without her, he was a shadow lurking in a world that once held light and color.

“Come back,” he whispered, as he blew out the candle.

 

Amy Knepper.

  • http://www.austinbriggs.com Austin Briggs

    Hi Amy, this is powerful. A very nice way to convey the emotion!