Friday Fictioneers #7 – The Bridal Chorus


Copyright – David Stewart

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly flash fiction challenge to create a 100 word story based on a photo prompt and then receive as well as share feedback with writers from around the world. Approx 100 submissions are entered every week.

Word count: 99

The cloudless Oregon sky and bucolic countryside became their cathedral.

Fortunately, this was the mildest July any of the old folks could recall and, of course, a nervous groom in a rented tux needs all the relief he can get. His uniform of well-worn denim and scuffed up boots is of no use to him as his flowingly gowned bride to be (still out of view from the rest of the attendees) began to eye the perfectly adorned gazebo where he stood waiting.

Both hearts leapt as the ringing of a makeshift bell tower replaced the traditional bridal chorus.