100 words about a declaration of love
photo by Sebastian Pichler 

‘Oh, Nicky, I love you,’ he says with a sigh.

She recoils.

‘What did you say?’

‘I said I love you. I mean it. I know it’s only been four weeks. I know it sounds like I’ve lost it. But hear me out, okay? Don’t interrupt, please. I need to say this. If you want to walk away afterwards, I won’t give you any grief. I have to tell you how feel or it’ll drive me crazy. You’re the best person I’ve ever meet. I love love love you.’

She takes another step back.

‘That is some speech. Who’s Nicky?’