Friday, February 10, 2012

Photograph

A Dark Fairies Dream

It didn’t make sense. Everyone was there but it looked like someone was missing. Everyone was smiling cheerfully and the photographer had a hard time trying to keep people somewhat still for the final shot. Who was missing? No one was thinking about it, but she felt it. As the general restlessness grew and the photographer’s helplessness turned into a real panic that the whole group would stampede away towards the buffet, she knew now was the time. Everyone was finally there. Many weeks later, when she got the photographs in a nicely wrapped digital album, she was startled. On that photograph, on that particular photograph, there was a figure standing at the back. You would miss it, if you didn’t look closely, but it was there, standing at the back, looking at her…

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