Beanery Online Literary Magazine

February 19, 2011

Happy Freakinʼ Valentineʼs Day!

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

HAPPY FREAKIN’ VALENTINE’S DAY!

Kandace

Kandace submitted this response to the weekly prompt: 

Write a story based on this plot: Mailed Valentine never delivered.

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     February 14. What a miserable day!

     Gray, slush, ice, mud and frigid, howling winds. Lovely.

     The one bright spot—the anticipation of a Valentine from my Knight in Shining Armor, and the promise of a romantic evening.

     Icy patches made the hike to the mailbox a bit treacherous—Slip sliding away, slip sliding away. You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away. Hmm hmmm hmmm….

     Little did I know how true that was. Eagerly, I opened the mailbox and (more…)