“I love it!” she exclaimed, severing our first kiss and looking down to admire the birthday present.
I was still in shock when she suddenly frowned and held up the pocket watch, aghast, and said, “I don’t think it’s working.”
“No,” I smiled, staring at the stalled second hand, “It’s just savoring the moment.”
Written for Week 30 of Three Line Tales.
photo by Rachel Crowe