[20] The Question

He knew she would say yes.

She would say yes…right?

When he asked her on a moonlit beach, minutes from their shoddy apartment, the response was muted by crashing waves — completely muffled by the powerful sea. 

Later, alone, they twirled in the blackened night, their only witnesses the stars.

Published by Justin Deming

I live and teach in the Hudson Valley region of New York. My fiction has appeared in Emerge Literary Journal, Flash Fiction Magazine, Free Flash Fiction, Spelk, The Daily Drunk Magazine, and elsewhere.

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