Day 28 – Leslie Stack Objects To This Marriage

Leslie Stack writing prompt

The Prompt

“Loretta’s face was hidden by the wide brimmed hat boldly covered in ribbons and one rose. Rising slowly from the fourth pew, she raised her chin towards the minister and declared, “I object.”

The Author

Leslie Stack

Leslie Stack is a writer, musician, camper, and teacher who loves being on the water or in a museum. You can usually find her doing research behind dark glasses on a park bench. She lives in a house  with her husband where the books are plotting a takeover.

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7 thoughts on “Day 28 – Leslie Stack Objects To This Marriage”

  1. I wrote OBJECTION today. It’s a story about an old lady shouting “I object!” at a wedding rehearsal. Her son is the Minister in charge. He lets her shout “I object” every time he says the line “Speak now or forever hold your peace.” The wedding couple are very nervous but he tells them not to worry. After the wedding is over, he takes his mom back to the hospice. She thanks him for helping her to work through her bucket list. Shouting “I object!” is the last item on the list. When he asks her about the plans for tomorrow, she replies she just wants to sleep in.

    This was an unexpected twist in the story for me.

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