Friday, July 16, 2010

One Last Time

Today's muse: Daily Writing Practice

Today's prompt ... Four lines of prose about: one last time

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One Last Time

“This probably isn’t a good idea,” he said, as he nudged the door open and let me squeeze by him into the empty foyer.

I knew it wasn’t, but this was our first home—we moved in the day we were married—and we had raised a family here. As my hand brushed the etchings behind the pantry door that marked the height of each child on every birthday until they were thirteen, a tear trickled down my cheek.

“I just wanted to see it one last time.”

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