Prompt: Flash Fiction Foray
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One chance

Image credit: Kendall Lane

I’m jealous of the rain
That falls upon your skin
It’s closer than my hands have been
I’m jealous of the rain
I’m jealous of the wind
That ripple through your clothes
It’s closer than your shadow
Oh, I’m jealous of the wind

– Jealous by Labrinth


The day she had rushed into his apartment unannounced with a tear-stained face is probably the best day for him in a long time. Call him mean but he had promised himself that if she ever broke up with her now-ex, he would take a chance.

It is his chance now. He is still skeptical, very much worried, but he is tired of seeing her in someone else’s arms, sick of being jealous. He cannot promise constant happiness but he can promise sincerity.

With a fast pounding heart and a bouquet in one hand, he knocks on her door.


Written in response to FFF30 – Jealous with the following song as the prompt:

 

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