This is a story in exactly 81 words. Originally written in 2014 for the (now defunct) website Find more of these stories here

It was too late. She had noticed him and was already coming towards his table.

"Guess who. Why haven't you answered my calls lately?", she asked, smiling at him. God, she was so beautiful. So tender, so sweet. But he couldn't tell her how much he loved her. Never.

"Was very busy", he mumbled.

"I see. Well, let's not get into that. Are you coming next saturday?"

"Where to?"

"To Mum's birthday party! I'm pretty sure her son is invited, too..."