99 Word Prompt: Romance

(A 99 word flash fiction prompt from the good people at Carrot Ranch.  The prompt: romance.  I ruminated over this post over the weekend, then decided to approach it as a choice to be made by the subject; one practical and the other romantic.)

November 21: Flash Fiction Challenge

“He isn’t right for you.”

“Oh yes he is.”

“But he has no education, goes from job to job, and his only goal in life seems to be having a good time.”

“Maybe I’m looking for a good time too,” she said with a smile.

“I can show you a good time!” he pleaded

She looked at him amusedly.  “Darling, I just don’t think of you in that way.”

“But why him?”

“I can’t explain it logically.”  She then looked away dreamily.  “All I can say is that when I’m with him, the rest of the world goes away.”

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