True Love’s Kiss

The memory of last night’s kiss, and what happened after, still lingered in the air. Post our 5th glass of wine, one thing had led to another, and…

What a ravishing beauty! Who would have thought that she would go in for an ugly mug like mine. I still couldn’t believe my luck.
Looking back, it had turned out to be a good, no great year. She had been disappointed, of course, when I hadn’t immediately transformed into a handsome prince afterwards, but she would have to learn to live with it, just like the 27 beauties before her.

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99 words.

Written in response to the Carrot Ranch Literary Community Flash Fiction Challenge, hosted by Charli Mills.

Carrot Ranch January 3 Flash Fiction Challenge

 

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About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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12 Responses to True Love’s Kiss

  1. I hear in the end he straightened out, toad the line.

  2. Liz H says:

    Looks like it’s frog’s legs for dinner!

  3. Charli Mills says:

    Someone will appreciate him for his lack of transformation! Here’s looking for the next princess to kiss a hopeful toad.

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  5. Norah says:

    I think I’ve heard (though maybe not met) of a few toads like that. 🙂

  6. Ruchira Khanna says:

    Loved the take 🙂

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