Microfiction # 02


microfiction2Commitment (99 words)

“I’ve been thinking about us,” she said.

“Oh?”

“We’ve been seeing each other for a while now and we have great times together. Maybe we should get married.”

“Why? We do everything a married couple does. How would getting married change anything?”

“It’s not the same thing.” She shifted her stance.

He knew the pose. She was digging in.
“Tell you what,” he said. “Let’s talk about it after dinner.”

“What’s wrong with now?”

“Okay,” he said. “You go first. But why now?”

“I just want to know whether you’re okay with the idea.”

He sensed a trap.

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