Jest about the whole county of Snake River Valley filled the church pews. Billy Lamar stood with Pastor Mackelroy, sweatin' profusely and as twitchy as a mouse in a room full of cats.
Belinda were dressed in her pretty white dress her mamma made and showing a noticeable baby bump. Pa McDuff was standin' beside her to make damn sure Billy Lamar marries his daughter so she don't give birth ta no bastard child.
The weddin' march began ta play and Belinda and Pa began shufflin' ta the front of the church toward Pastor and Billy Lamar. Belinda was smiling from ear ta ear and Billy was tremblin' in mortal fear.
“Dearly Beloved, we are here today ta unite Belinda McDuff and Billy Lamar in blessed matrimony….ta have and ta hold from this day forward…..for as long as you both shall live….. You may kiss your bride.”
Everyone wished the newly wedded couple good luck. Lord knows, they's sure gonna need it.
Photo credit ©PricelessJoy
This is my 162 word submission for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. We are given a photo prompt and 100-150 words give or take 25, with which to write our story.
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