Five Sentence Fiction-Ruins

Word Prompt- Ruins

How could she want more, ruin what they already had?

On closer examination, he reflected that the friendship they shared was close to perfect, more than he could ever have hoped for with a person of the opposite sex.

The letter held tightly in his hands revealed she wanted more than friendship, she had done so ever since they met at the town hall dance 2 years earlier.

Was his anger a result of his inability to see this coming, this hot and heavy letter with references to love, devotion and undying passion?

He was totally and utterly confused, questions flooded his mind, demanding instant answers… But there were nothing to be done in that moment but to tear the letter to shreds and leave it in pieces on the floor.

10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. C.C.
    Mar 23, 2014 @ 01:47:07

    By tearing her letter to shreds and refusing to answer, he probably left her heart in shreds too 😦


  2. Sushree Dash
    Mar 23, 2014 @ 04:06:13

    Good one indeed…emotions expressed beautifully ….


    • Catch Up With A Mate
      Mar 23, 2014 @ 23:45:09

      Thanks Sushree….This piece was inspired by the latest DVD series I have been watching ‘ Masters of Sex’…It is VERY good, fascinating really…a medical study on female and male sexuality in the 1950’s…


  3. swathi shenoy
    Mar 23, 2014 @ 12:06:17

    Oh how I wish they could have a happy ending! Nice take on the prompt though 🙂


  4. McGuffy Ann
    Mar 23, 2014 @ 13:16:46

    I like this; well written emotion.


  5. tinabasu
    Mar 25, 2014 @ 07:20:24

    ohh.. why did he tear off the letter… Nice one
    Tina from The Sunny Side of Life


  6. KC
    Mar 26, 2014 @ 02:54:51

    Really good. You can feel the emotions


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