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Daily Prompt: Linger

Daily Prompt: Linger

 Tell us about times in which you linger — when you don’t want an event, or a day to end. What is it you love about these times? Why do you wish you could linger forever?


“I could stay here forever,” she thought and leaned her head back to rinse the shampoo.
Then the hot water ran out.

“Stay with me.  I’ll make you breakfast.”

He pulled the blanket up higher against the chill, “I could stay here forever,” he thought.
Then he threw the covers back and ran to pee.

“Take your shoes off, prop your feet up, stay awhile.”

“I could stay here forever,” he said as the barred door slid shut behind him.
“Don’t worry, you will.”

“You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.”

“I’m exhausted,” thought VanWinkle to himself as he lay down beneath the tree.
“Feel like I could sleep forever.”

“There are still men on the Arizona.  There always will be.”

Felix smiled, looked at the camera, “It felt like I was falling forever.
Then I opened the chute.”

“I think I’ll stick around and try to get to know her better.  Maybe I can get a job at the gas station.”

“Forever and ever, Amen”


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