"I thus summoned courage. I dragged my unwilling feet to the living room window, held a curtain aside, and looked out. It was not quiet, not at all. It was him, alright—I could swear it. It numbed me..."
"Late Uncle Henry had been a priest. When he lived, he always reminded us how much he loved us. But preceding his death, his last words were that he would be waiting for us and he would be delighted with our company..."
"3 AM Alone, sad, contemplating the end. (5 words). ABSENCE We hugged for minutes and said nothing for hours. (9 words). PRESENCE When we tried to speak..."
"LAST WORDS Three missed calls at 3 am. (6 words). ALONE A heart grew small, cold, as it emptied. (8 words). TWICE A LOSER The shards of a..."
"As chief, father had insisted on living in a regular hut—a simple thatch of a clay-mud mixture, completed by firm stands. Our reed..."
"I loved the bottle. We first met by accident—but looking back, I can’t make up my mind; it was either in my path or I was, for some reason, in its path. Beginnings can be..."
Untrustworthy (6 words), Unbelievable(7 words), Puzzle Choices (9 words), Wrong Reasons (9 words), Silent Hurt (10 words)...
Jealous (5 words), It was Over (7 words), The Path Down (7 words), The Downpour (8 words)...
For the Dawn To Twilight Trio Challenge (09-11).
“Dreamer (A). She woke and dreamed of infinity. (6 words.) Older. I made every decision a wise one. (7 words.) Dreamer (B)…”