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staticsan ([personal profile] staticsan) wrote2011-06-03 11:18 am
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One hundred words of ... romance?

I hadn't considered that this might be romantic when I wrote it. It was intended to be a fragment of a modern re-telling of a fairy-tale. You'll probably be able to guess which one.
He looked at her for a few minutes, lying in the hospital bed, eyes closed, breathing slowly. He was her prince, he just knew it. The quiet was punctuated by the regular chime of the heart monitor. He was sure it was faster since he'd arrived.

The nurse looked on from the curtain. So did the doctor. He still didn't really know why they let him in. But he was glad they did. She'd been in there a long time.

He brushed her golden hair out of the way, leaned over and gently kissed her. Her blue eyes fluttered opened.