Wedding Day Advice


PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll

After the earlier activity with the flowers arriving, the hair-dos, make-up and at long last wearing the dress for real, it seemed suddenly quiet.

Alone with Dad in the home where I grew up, he chatted to fill the silence.

“I’ve just got one more thing to say,” he told me.

“Oh blimey dad, it’s a bit late for the ‘birds and bees’ and I am not backing out now if that’s what you’re about to say,” I thought.

But, what he said next was neither of those things;

“When it gets to the hymns, please for Gawd’s sake mime!”

Word Count: 100

Written for Friday Fictioneers – a 100 words story based on a photo prompt. Hosted by Rochelle. Read the other entries here


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