“Yes” she said tearfully as she kept the bouquet of flowers in a vase. She waited for the door to close behind her before cracking a satisfied smile. She looked over at the condolence letters, some still in their envelopes.
She had thought that he would be different, but he was just like most of them. He rejected her because she wasn’t pretty enough. She wasn’t easily defeated though. She worked harder to impress him and after marrying him decided to send him to a place where he wouldn’t be able to reject anyone.
She put on another sad face as she went to answer the knock at her door.
The photo prompt has been given by Dale Rogerson at the Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff. The word prompts have been given by Esther Cohen at the Sunday Whirligig.