Thank you to Al Forbes for hosting Sunday Photo Fiction challenge and for supplying us with our prompt photo this week. Al provides us with a prompt photo and approximately 100-200 words with which we build our stories. The challenge is open to all who would like to participate and for more information, click here.

To read all the fabulous stories submitted for this challenge, click here.


Their last moments together was etched on her mind like an imprint of a hot branding iron.

Jake gave Skyler a very tender kiss, then handed her the rose bud he had held behind his back.  “I will find you, I promise, with all my heart,” he said with a strained voice.

She stumbled toward her parents as they encouraged her to hurry.  They needed to cross the border in the cover of darkness and they were running short on time.

The first time she met Jake he said he was struck by her radiant beauty, and said she was beautiful, like a budding rose.

Skyler and her parents ended up living on someones farm and it had been months since she had last seen Jake.

One afternoon as she leaned against an oak tree, she became startled when she felt a tap on her shoulder.  She quickly turned around and came face to face with Jake.  He gave her a warm hug, kissed her passionately and then handed her a beautiful rose bud.

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Copyright © 2015 Written by Jessie Cross ~ All rights reserved

20 thoughts on “JAKES PROMISE

  1. Very nice. Your link at Al’s took me to the Wordle for MLMM.
    So I read them both. I’ll go back there…too.

    Rumors is 100% fiction. Though I my own family doesn’t make a fuss over adult birthdays.


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