Each Friday, author Madison Woods provides a photo prompt encouraging writers to submit a 100-word flash fiction piece. Add the photo to your own blog and try it. Please comment on my story below first, though! Then, add your own link to Madison's blog (and mine) so we can all enjoy it. http://madisonwoods.wordpress.com/flash-fiction/lorelei-100-words-audio/
By Beth Carter
Twigs snapped beneath Mia’s feet. Every weekend she and Tommy hiked in the woods. Suddenly, Mia’s young son stopped and pointed.
“Look, Mommy. There's Fred Flintstone's couch!”
Mia followed Tommy’s gaze and her eyes filled with tears. She had avoided this area for five years and had mistakenly taken the all-too-familiar path.
“Yes, honey. That does look like Fred Flintstone’s couch.”
Cold air combined with heavy memories caused Mia’s nose to run. She sniffled and rubbed Tommy’s head. He had never known his father; he had never known the man who had proposed to Mia on that very slab.
A day before their wedding, then-pregnant Mia had discovered a cryptic note from John: I’m sorry.