“I failed my uni exams” Steven smiled at his client.
“I failed my uni exams and lost the client” Steven smiled at his boss.
“I’ve been fired because I failed my uni exams and lost the client” Steven smiled at his wife.
“Jenny’s left me because I was fired, failed my uni exams and lost the client” Steven smiled at his mother.
“So why are you smiling?”
“My other test results came back today. Clear. No abnormalities. I can again see the dew on the rose petals and relish the sun. The fear is gone. I’m alive and I’m rejoicing.”
In response to Charli’s prompt:
June 3, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a rose. It can be straight-forward, romantic, funny. What is your rose today and what is its story? Who craves the rose or shrinks away? Why? Let the prompt fully bloom in your imagination.
Respond by June 9, 2015 to be included in the weekly compilation.Rules are here. All writers are welcome!