The prompt for this week was “ghost”. I wanted to do something other than the obvious so I looked up the different definitions of ghost. One was “a faint trace of something”, and then the suggestion given by the dictionary was “she gave the ghost of a smile.” I borrowed that line and used that as my prompt for the story below. Enjoy!
“Not today, honey.” Brian turned to Abby. “Daddy has to work.”
A tear slid down her cheek. “Okay, Daddy.” She walked away.
Brian sighed. Work could wait. “Abby.”
She looked back.
“How about a tea party?”
She gave the ghost of a smile. “Really?”
He nodded. “Go get your dolls.”