Write about your most unique experience at, or in, a wedding.
Posted in Nonfiction on May 28, 2020
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“The Best Seat in the House” by Emory Paine
I’m not sure why I even bothered to try and use hair gel that day. I slapped it on for the first time in years, but by the afternoon I had already sweated it slick again. In the cool fall air, several clumpy strands fell mishmashed across my forehead to kill any semblance of the classic side part I was going for. I didn’t notice. The photos (and delightful wedding video) would make sure it lived on forever.Nearly two years prior, my best and oldest friend sat me down in our local burger joint. He had just flown in from Wisconsin, w...
“Looking For Ducks” by Jennifer Riley
How many little girls spend years and years dreaming of the perfect wedding? How many will someday make that dream come true? How many will nearly pull it off only to be escorted off the premises by security? At least one that I have been privileged to observe. Once upon a time, not very long ago, in the mystical land of Central Florida, I worked in a most magical realm. My boss was a very famous rodent...
“Brother Joe's wedding” by Mercy Duke
Joe’s wedding ceremony was the first ever to take place in our family. I grew up in a large family in a village close to the border post. This area was basically regarded as suitable for wildlife but there we were, The Doma a, secluded clan. I was ten years old when my brother Joe wedded. The wedding has been a talk of the day for three months by the time we actually left the village for the wedding. I was too young to attend the wedding but Joe had instated that I should come for his wedding. I was a favorite young sister to J...
“A Stormy Wedding - 2,331 words” by Gary Zeiss
I’d expect that about one in ten of “unique experiences at a wedding” have to do with one’s own wedding. A drunk relative or friend, a cake with other people’s name on it, bees in the flowers, forgotten vows, wardrobe malfunctions, etc. While each wedding is unique, and each wedding disaster is also unique, I’d have to say my experience around my wedding was one-in-a-million.My fiancé and I were both from South Florida. Although we spent most of our time in New York City — we had met on a flight from La Guardia to Miami. ...
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