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Friday, 6 June 2008

Friday 55 Flash Fiction # 30 Coming Home

Coming Home


Penny sobbed as the plane came into land, returning her son to the land of his birth.



Expecting the worse, the news had come as a shock.


Anticipating it, but never really thinking it would ever happen.




Cablegram read - PEACE declared – I’m coming home soon, Tom.


Everyone cheered as the troops descended from the plane.


I wrote this 55 in honour of Mimi’s Peace Globe movement to carry on the theme.



Friday 55 Flash Fiction is brought to you by G-man (Mr Knowitall). The object of the game is to write a story using exactly 55 words. If you want to take part pop over and let G-man know when you've posted your 55.

27 comments:

Flowerpot said...

glad there was a happy ending!

ciara said...

i love it! one can only hope for that kind of happy ending. great 55..mine is up. xo

buffalodickdy said...

Nicely done, and well thought!

girl with the mask said...

A happy ending- I like!

Odat said...

That was great!!! I didn't realize you spelled out peace until i was ready to comment here and just saw it!
Peace!!!

Jeff B said...

What a beautiful follow up to BlogBlast. I cincerely hope those words can become a reality.

Akelamalu said...

Me too Flowerpot :)

We do live in hope Ciara x

Thanks Buffx

Yes it's nice to have a happy ending isn't it GIM?

Oh I thought it was obvious Odat! Obviously not :)

Cheers Jeff, it would be wonderful if it were true!

lime said...

may this come true sooner rather than later.

the teach said...

OMG Akalamalu, I was so glad he was coming home alive and well with peace declared!! :)

Mimi Lenox said...

I just saw this. I love it! It will go in the peace globe links page along with your new globe once I have it numbered. Wonderful ending. I, too, was afraid it would be the other way.

Mona said...

whew! what a relief!

I wish all the troops will return to their respective homes & that Peace prevails in the entire world!

Excellent 55 Akelamalu!

Phain said...

awesome... wish more cable grams like that could come out.

happy friday :)

Donnetta Lee said...

Wonderful, "A"! What a creative sense you have. Love the ending.
PEACE, Donnetta

Linda said...

Whew - you had me worried again there for a minute or two! Nicely done!

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

lovely tribute to peace honey!

smiles, bee
xoxoxoxoxoxoxo

Ron said...

Touching and Brilliant, dear lady!

BRAVO!

Peace!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Akelamalu said...

I do hope so Lime

I couldn't write this any other way Teach :)

I'm pleased you like it Mimi x

WE have that wish in common Mona :)

If only they were Phain

Thankyou Donnetta. Peace to you. x

You should know my twists by now Linda ;)

Thankyou Bee x

You're very kind Ron, thankyou. I hope you have a wonderful weekend too. xx

Sandi McBride said...

Very nice...and happy endings are always my cup of tea...
Sandi

G-Man said...

Very moving 55 Ake...
You are one very talented lady..
Great job on the 55.
See you next week...G

James Goodman, Author said...

oh, great ending, AK. I was afrais it was going to be the other telegram... :D

Travis said...

And we hope to have many of those reunions soon.

Akelamalu said...

Oh that one just had to have a happy ending Sandi!

Thank you g-man x

Oh no James I couldn't do the 'other' cablegram!

I do hope so Trav, I do hope so. :)

Sometimes Saintly Nick said...

Magnificent! I am smiling deep inside my heart. May it be true...SOON!

Carolyn said...

Wow. This was great. I love the way you incorporated the world PEACE. You are so creative!

Peace to you.

Jo Beaufoix said...

That was lovely. Brill posy Akela.

Akelamalu said...

I hope so too Nick

Why thankyou Carolyn :)

Cheers Jo x

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