It was just a thing; really, he shouldn’t have been so upset about it.

But, that’s the way he was, and this was devastating.

It was his, it was a gift, it was sentimental.

He wore them at his high school graduation, his prom, his first job interview, his wedding.

Out of a hundred pair, they were his favorites; sure, sure, it was just a missing cuff-link; but it was a link to his past.

And it was gone.


Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less. Click on the link right here to find out more and link your own post. While you’re there, click on the blue frog button to find more stories from some wonderful storytellers.

This week’s prompt was link.