Five Sentence Fiction – Grief

His grief was all consuming

He could not remember a time when she had not been around

He could not comprehend a life without her, he did not want too

He was a young man of 20 when he had married his sweetheart, and now aged 90, it was as if he was experiencing loneliness for the first time.

For 70 years she had been by his side, and now she was gone…..and it was as if he was experiencing loneliness for the first time.

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Five Sentence Fiction- Darkness

Five sentences written in Five minutes….taking this challenge to the next level!!

‘Mum, turn the light off!!’

Of late, this had been the demand that was bellowed in her direction once her son had settled himself into bed.

‘It’s not nice to yell Max, but if you ask in your nice voice, your quiet voice, I might consider it’ was what she wanted to whisper.

Instead, she made him wait, that would teach him that the art of yelling was not the way to get things done.

And when she finally peered her head in his room 15 minutes later, she was greeted by darkness and the soft snores of a very tired 9 year old.

Five Sentence Fiction – Conflict

Word Prompt- Confilct

She was not good at expressing emotions… How to be flirty, express like or dislike of a person, anger, sadness.

She felt an inner conflict, like her words and actions were incapable of doing justice to the depth of emotion she was weighed down by

Even her smile, radiant as it was, at times confused others

But her eyes, her beautiful brown eyes, could not hide a truth that her painted smile desperately tried to conceal.

Loneliness was a killer.

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