He’d be leaving in a few days.
He and his cousin decided to go to the local social club.
Some family and friends would be playing dominoes or dancing.
His eyes caught a glimpse of a gal in the distance.
“She’s new in town,” his cousin said,
He decided he’d ask her to dance.
Shyly, she declined.
“You’re new in town,” he said. “I’m Alfonso.”
Blushing, “I’m Rosa Amelia.”
Eventually, he had her smiling and did get one dance.
His letter arrived. She was ecstatic.
It ended, “I’m going to sing, ‘You are My Sunshine’ to you.”
“Because, you are.”
Word Count: 100
Photo Prompt: ©Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
To join Rochelle and her Friday Fictioneers challenge
to join in click here
***** Alfonso and Rosa Amelia De La Vega married shortly after his return from World War II.
They were happily married for 45 years until his death in 1977.