Smorgasbord Short Stories – Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction – Carved in Wood by Sally Cronin

Great wee flash fiction story by Sally Cronin for you today.
Enjoy!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge by Charli Mills  this week was all about trees… and  here is my story.

Carved in Wood

She traced the names, carved in the bark of their special tree fifty years ago, with her fingertips.

Peter loves Sarah forever.

But they had taken different paths. She to a wonderful husband and children, and now as a widow and grandmother. She often wondered what had happened to him, and if he had been happy. On a whim, she had returned to the wood to see the bluebells, that like their romance flowered so briefly. Beneath the carving were numbers. Intrigued she took out her mobile and dialled.

‘Hello, who is this?’

‘Sarah’

What took you so long?’

©Sally Cronin 2019

Charli Mills has written  wonderful post about how trees have been so important to her throughout her life. Well worth heading over to…

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