Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Celebrating International Day of Families



“You don’t want to see my ugly side”, she scowled at him.


“Now don’t you take-off on that again”, cold words emanated as he packed his clothes at a deliberate pace that made her blood boil as she watched each piece of clothing fall slowly into the suitcase.

 “I told you I’m coming back”, his failed attempt at trying to console her was evident in the stream of tears that was beginning to wash-off the remains of her make-up that evening. She had so lovingly planned something special for this day – International Day of Families.

“I don’t want you to go. This argument has been done to death,” she was screaming at the top of her lungs by now, her heart pounding furiously, her nails digging into the soft flesh of her clenched fists.


“And so is this relation. I should have known this side of you before,” a marked indifference encased his voice today.


She was terrified of what was about to happen, yet, with all the strength that she could muster at this unfortunate moment, she uttered those words that were tucked away in a dark corner of her heart for years, “Today, you have to make your choice. It’s either her or me.”


Deathly silence enveloped their being. Picking up his suitcase, he walked out the front door.


Her mind wandered to the day he had first walked into her office cabin – bright eyes, ruffled hair and a perky smile adorning his handsome, young face.


In the end, you start thinking about the beginning...


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This post is in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge – Week Seventy-Seven. The prompt for this week is to write a piece between 33-333 words using the third definition of the following word (the prompt must include the word)


DELIBERATE


1: characterized by or resulting from careful and thorough consideration


2: characterized by awareness of the consequences


3: slow, unhurried, and steady as though allowing time for decision on each individual action involved

10 comments:

Trifecta said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Great final line. So true, right? Thanks so much for linking up with us this week.

September Dreams said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Yeah... It's sad but true.

jannatwrites said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Oh, I held my breath when she issued the ultimatum - those don't often end up well. I also like that final line. Great story!

September Dreams said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks Janna :)
I'm glad you liked it.

Draug said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

It's always the cute young ones that break your heart.

September Dreams said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks Draug, but isn't it love in the first place that makes anyone seem handsome or beautiful... beyond words? Somehow... Beauty actually lies in the eyes of the beholder!

Kelly Garriott Waite said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

She can have him.
Loved that powerful last line.

September Dreams said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks Kelly. It's what I hope too, for them :)

Suzanne said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Lots of emotion in this piece! Like others have said, that last line is great. The things we do for love...

September Dreams said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Indeed Suzanne... The things we all do for love! Thanks for your comment :)