[<] [>]  by Kirsten Ireland [@]

26 July 2008

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Drabble Challenge #10

Prompt: reflection

He swiftly, without thinking, executed a perfect Windsor while staring into the full length antique mirror his mother had given him as a birthday gift. It had once belonged to his great grandmother. After putting on his vest and jacket, he stared at himself. He looked handsome he thought, much like his father. A shudder ran through him then, just as it always did when he thought of his parents. He hadnít seen them in nearly ten years. Today though, the pain was worse. This wasnít just any day. This was the day their only daughter would become a husband.




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