Flash Fiction - 6
Brand New Day
All of them looked forward to the day. The businessman was in high spirits since he was going to hear about his promotion. The smartly dressed young man was confident about his big job interview. The girl checked her makeup once more as she wondered if her longtime internet chat friend, who she was going to meet for the first time, would be the one. The woman touched her belly with a smile on her lips as she imagined the moment she would see her baby on the ultrasound. Their anticipations and hopes were evident in their nods and smiles at each other whenever their eyes met. They began the day together as they boarded the train. And ended their lives together as the bomb ripped through it.