100 Word Challenge - Umbrellas

What follows is offered in response to Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge. The challenge, this week, is "Umbrellas".

100 Word Challenge
He looked up into the dark, leaden sky and the first drops of rain hit him in the face.  "There's rain moving in from Cornwall", she had said.  "Are you sure you want to climb all the way up there only to get rained out?"

"Yes.  I am", he had replied.  "One cannot travel all the way to London and not climb St. Paul's dome, rain or no rain.  Now, how will I know you from up there?"

"You'll know".

He looked down to see a sea of black umbrellas popping open, and in their midst, one bright shiny pink one.

Ndinombethe.  Ubuntu.


barbara said...

Mine would be purple, but I love this pink one. :)

Big Mark 243 said...

...that was nice... and kind of romantic, too...