Prompt: Going Home | Word Count: 500 (exactly) | Genre: General Fiction
Martha stretched as she woke and reveled in the peace of her body. She felt amazing; what a strange feeling. The sun draped her face, as she sighed.
“Good morning, beautiful.”
Martha’s eyes widened. “Hank,” the name tumbled from her lips as she stared at her husband. He was dressed in the Army uniform he’d worn the day he’d shipped out.
“Surprised to see me, love?” he tapped her nose playfully.
She tried to remain calm. “Since you’ve been dead more than fifty years, a little.”
Hank smiled. “I’m dead too.” The words felt scary…and right.
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