June 1: Flash Fiction Challenge – Contented


June 1, 2017, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about feeling content. Explore what is contentment and any direction will do. Go where the prompt leads.

She watched him breathing deeply, the look on his face told her so much but she wanted to hear what he might say.

“So how are you feeling?”

“Very contented,” he replied in between breaths.

“So, what does that mean?

He waited a few minutes before replying. “I feel loved like never before, you have accepted me with all my flaws, and despite that, we get along so well.”

“You are worth it babe,” she said kissing him lightly on the cheek.

“You make me feel so good about myself.”

“It’s what happens when both of us are contented.”


Written for: https://carrotranch.com/2017/06/02/june-1-flash-fiction-challenge/

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21 Responses to June 1: Flash Fiction Challenge – Contented

  1. Reena Saxena says:

    Superrr …. There are two sides to every coin 🙂

  2. Lyn says:

    Lovely – just as it should be 🙂

  3. Pretty sure this is my boyfriend’s dream conversation

  4. Sounds like you have two happy people there. Nice state to be in.

  5. Kalpana Solsi says:

    It is bliss when both sides are contented. Accepting the flaws and taking them in the stride of life is maturity.

  6. susanzutautas says:

    Lovely flash!

  7. Charli Mills says:

    The best contentment is that which is shared! Great expression of the prompt. Michael.

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