Twenty minutes before you are about to get married, you find your mother and your fiancé kissing passionately.
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“Butterflies” by Heidi Hanson
Nerves flutter in my stomach, butterflies trapped, trying desperately to escape. I pace in my dressing room, sister beside me, trying to touch up my hair. I hold my white strappy heels in one hand, biting the nails on my other, perfectly manicured hand. My sister slaps by hand from my mouth, giving me a look. "I know, I know," I say, trying to keep my hand at my side. "Hold still!" She snaps, trying to get the pin back in my hair. I try to, but before I know it, I'm pacing again, sister on my tail.
“Irrumator Praetor Matrem Suam” by Deidra Whitt Lovegren
In nómine Patris, et Fílii, et Spíritus Sancti. Amen.Things sound so much better in Latin, don’t they, Father Connolly? I guess that’s why my parents splurged on the whole two-hour deluxe wedding package. The TLM, baby! Total. Latin. Mass. I’m sure you would have been fabulous with the Gregorian chanting. Father, do you want a drink? I’m sure you have an extra glass or two in the rectory somewhere. I don’t need a glass. I’ll just drink out of the bottle. I can hide...
“Something Blue” by Amany Sayed
Something Old“Well?” Harper twirled, her white gown swishing past her legs. Her mom was silent.“I look old, don’t I? I look like an old lady. See, I told you, it wouldn’t fit me right and-”“Sweetheart you look beautiful…” Harper’s mom got up and went to hug her daughter. Harper hugged her back.“Careful, we’ll ruin the dress,” Harper said, which got both the women laughing. Harper did look beautiful. The dress was white, of course, as it was for her wedding which was the following week. It had ...
“The Class(y) Acts of Ultimate Snakes” by Rhondalise Mitza
Lalalala, wedding day, wedding day, who's afraid of her wedding day? Me? No, surely not. I'm excited! There's cake! And friends! And, oh yeah. That guy. The one I'm getting married to. I try not to think of him right now, because he's not actually in love with me and I'm definitely not in love with him. He's not bad. I'm not bad. We just both want things we can't have, and you know what they say. If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with. And I'm with this guy, s...
“The twisting moments” by Tariq Saeed
• • Shanza and Fanza were very beautiful and charming .It is not to b wrong to say they were the ideal of every woman.Their dressing up, their way of talking was so stylish and purking up that every body was their fan.They both were very gilded and their opulence was so great that they were the talk of the town.Fanza and shanza were both imp thins.They had a cheerful character.• In every wedding,In every function they were widely invited and as they enter every body used to turn up and would passed a smile to them.They bo...
“How-To Expressions for Every Occasion” by Aqsa Malik
She was never one for “I love you” or even “I love you too.” Maybe she should have been, but she wasn’t. She was one for “You’re not good enough” and even “You’ll never be good enough.” She probably shouldn’t have been, but she was. So it wasn’t surprising when I caught her snogging my fiance twenty minutes before we were due to spend the rest of our lives together. Well, it wasn’t that surprising, and maybe “caught” isn’t the right word. I’m not really sure they were trying to hide it. ...
“Finding Love” by Saranglogy R
You were walking back and forth while pulling your beautifully braided hair back in frustration."H-Honey, I can explain."You halted your fast pace and looked at your mother in disbelief."Explain? You have the guts to explain why in the first place you were kissing my fiance?"You barked at her in response."Sweetie, it's not what you think.""Don't make me punch your face on our wedding day, Mark. You stay out of it. I will come to you when her turn is over."You gave a death glance at your fia...
“Moonflowers and Morning Glories.” by Courtney Haynes
I always wanted the fairy tale. Hundreds of guests lining the aisles -- some friends, some frenemies, maybe a few wedding crashers trickling in. An extravagant chapel, a brilliant array of colorful patterns bursting from every corner. It’s elegance only rivaled by the crown jewel of the event: me in my brilliant white chiffon Marchesa gown. Bodice with enough puffs and frills and glitz to send you in a hypnotic trance of...
“Gem by Nature” by Deborah Mercer
Having grown up in a household where much importance was placed on wise sayings and received wisdom, Camilla Claybourne was naturally disposed to be cynical of them. So she did not place any particular significance or dwelled fretfully on the phrase beware of what you wish for. When she realised that her mother actually liked her new significant other, she was delighted and thought, at last. Not that...
“Wedding Plans” by Kathleen March
My wedding is today. What can I say? I am really excited, really looking forward to it. Shaking, trembling, nervous, maybe a little worried about the future. Who isn’t? It’s a big deal. That’s why there’s a shiver running up and down my spine, tickling every bit of cartilage I own. This is the most crucial moment of my life so far. I think I’ll sneak off to see my mother one last time, because the ceremony is about to st...
“The Wedding” by Felicity Edwards
Unfortunately, I am the epitome of a plain Jane and to make matters worse, I am called Jane! I am blessed with mousey brown hair, long thin face, huge thick glasses. See, need I say more? Then something wonderful happened. A guy noticed me. Maybe I’d better fill in the gaps here. I work for a publishing company. The offices are in the old jail. The main room where we work probably was a dining room in it...
“right angle cross of the vessel of love” by Masha Kurbatova
I wasn’t mad. More so relieved. The worst had happened. I didn’t feel the pain yet -- the pipeline from my brain to my heart had long sprung a leak. I’d process everything later. I couldn’t think. Not because of outrage, I just hadn’t drunk coffee that morning for the first time in 22 years. My breath would smell bad no matter how much gum I chewed, and I was a clumsy liability. Knowing my shaky hands, t...
“Is It A Big Deal?” by P. Jean
( Twenty minutes before you are about to get married you find your Mother and your fiancé kissing passionately ) ~~~~~ It is just two hours before the wedding. Grace, the bride, is not suffering the usual pre-ceremony jitters, she just seems bored and almost annoyed. Grace is trying to explain to her maid of honor and also best friend, Laura, why she isn’t super happy or excited on thi...
“Destructing Anger ” by Utkarsh Srivastava
Every story has a cause, every cause has hope, and every hope comes with another story; in this world, everything is beautifully connected like every single star of a constellation. I too had a love story that came with some other story that inspired from Hollywood—it was beautiful beyond my every explanation, but it was like Mozart was playing his masterpiece in heaven. My mother was a lady lonely as hell—she was divorced three times, the first one was her longest, it went for around three years when I was born...
“*Just 20 Minutes 2 I Do! ” by Abigail Slimzy
Have you ever been in love?As a girl who wished to grow up into a lady and possibly, a mother, have you in a moment thought of seeing yourself in that white balloon gown, slits or fitted?Have you imagined for a second how you'd want your wedding day to be? Invitation of friends and well-wishers.? You, beautifully dressed with your face coated with all manner of makeups?You, hearing people call you akwanwa!Ugegbe oyibo! The latest bride in town?If all these and more have in one way or the other filled you...
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