The Independence Day


"The Independence Day"

A crimson carpet had spread across the veranda which the rented trumpets men stood on, with a few bored blows through the mouthpiece every couple of minutes. Many folk came to admire the grand arrangements and although it was the same old cottage they passed by every morning in through the village, today it mirrored a castle instead. And so the knights awaited their queen, for hours, and hours, and hours. Amongst the crowd was Mr. Hopkins, a king today as seen by the dusty rag on his back which Mrs. Hopkins insisted was his gown. He brushed off the beads of sweat from his forehand when at last she descended the stairs. The ...

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a new play she would create each time.

"You both look enchanting, now shall we begin the..." He quickly peaked at the script, "The Crowning Day"

"More like a torture day" King Hopkins whined, "I fail to understand why a man of eighty is forced to spend his last days indulging in these childish games"

"Oh? Do you happen to have a better idea of fun then?" Queen Hopkins sarcastically asked and the cheeky replies continued for what seemed to be hours, and finally the decision was made.

"Might as well be an Independence Day, for you and I." He said angrily

"Then so it shall be."

Mr. Howard was sent in to fish out a roll of tape, and the trumpets finally blew when the `castle' was marked by the boundaries in half. Neither party was the cross them, and both Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins would now function as a separate entity forever.

As the cold night came, they both lay on the bed when Mrs. Hopkins discreetly tried to snuggle a hand on Mr. Hopkins side.

"Well, well. ...

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Added: 3/25/2017 04:26:18 AM
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Category: Creative Writing
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