Companionable Silence

This little story, (entirely fictional!) was prompted by the ‘100 Word Challenge’ prompt here, based on a picture of an observation platform at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. You will find links to lots of other responses.

We’d met on the plane at the start of this package trip to the Grand Canyon. Shy conversation gradually became easier as we made friends. Was our friendship set to become something more? Certainly, we found that we had a lot in common; a love of nature, photography, beautiful music, and many other things – but one more thing would tell me whether we were right for each other.

On that special day, as we walked onto the observation platform, we both fell silent, then took pictures. As we walked back, we both knew something special: we could both be awe-struck!

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6 Responses to Companionable Silence

  1. Wow 100 words is quite a challenge. You did well, I like it. Okay if I use this in the next britmums lit roundup? Xx

  2. Jenny says:

    Nice! Love the story and the ending i could feel the excitement 🙂

  3. That’s one way to find your soulmate I can sympathize with.

  4. Great writing as always, possibly not the cheapest way to find your soulmate though!

  5. Awww(e). That’s a good sign! Very sweet and hopeful story.

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