Wednesday, July 18, 2007

ENTRY: Flash Fiction July 16-27

Not Tougher Than the Bark
By Chandra Lynn Smith


He was a tough guy. Well, except for his fear of dogs. The pretty woman walking with him smiled up at him. His heart melted. Was this only the first date? Felt like he'd known her all of his life.

"I feel safe with you, Mark." She snuggled closer.

"You are." He leaned down and lightly kissed the top of her head. He wanted this to go right. A drum beat in his chest.

“This is my house. Would you like to come in for a few minutes?” She placed the key in the lock.

A dog barked.

Submitted by
Chandra Lynn Smith

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