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Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/2214153-Jills-True-Love
by AJW
Rated: E · Short Story · Family · #2214153
Contest entry for the The Writer's Cramp
Jill looks out at the window and starts thinking about her husband. And how long it has been since he has left.

"Only when you leave does my heart skip a beat. As I wait for your return, the agony lasts eternally. The pain is like a ship sailing against a powerful storm. But our love will keep us going no matter what. I have counted the days when we would meet again. Oh, how much I adore you like no other. You are my one true love."

When Gary, her husband, returns she sprints to the door and greets him with a gigantic smile.

"Here you go. Here's your favorite ice cream with extra bananas and coconuts"

"Thanks so much. I have been waiting for weeks to have some, ever since I started this new diet."

As Jill eats her ice cream, she holds the container tight in her arms, as if it was a new born baby. Gray gives her a weird look as he watches his
wife eat her ice cream with such passion.

"Wow, you really do love that ice cream. Should I be jealous?"

"Yes. In fact, now is the time to tell you that I am leaving you for this ice cream. Sorry."

Jill looks down at her ice cream and whispers 'I love you', in a comical way.

She laughs as Gray walks into another room.

"Thanks for the ice cream."

Jill continues to eat her ice cream and thinks to herself; I love cheat day.
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