This week’s photo prompt is provided by Michelle DeAngelis.
It was the perfect vacation spot with a lovely, romantic backdrop.
He asked her to be there with him, and she regretted not a moment of it.
“The sun awakens us, and the sound of island music seranades us to sleep. What could be more perfect, my beauty?” he asked.
He was shirtless most days, and she revealed her back at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Not one proprietor minded. Flip flops were the norm, even in fancy restaurants. After a month, they frequented less of the fancy restaurants, and were more likely to grab a sandwich for dinner and sit on the beach.
“That used to be us,” she remarked, looking at a couple carrying a cooler and towels.
He kissed her softly and pleaded, “Can we stay?” He reached for her hand and led her to a shack off of the tourist strip.
“Yes,” she beamed, eyes glistening.
**A 149 word story. My story is a response to this week’s photo prompt at Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers