Friday, June 21, 2013

Not Done Yet

Pills deserved to be fired for betrayal.
The tightened noose was powerless too.
The new concoction held the last ounce of promise.
Third time's a charm, he thought, as he dug her grave.

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This post is written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge - Week Seventy-Three. The prompt is to write exactly 33 words using the theme 'third time's a charm'.

18 comments:

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

Well, he's persistent! (If at first you don't succeed...)

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

You bet Janna... Persistent he is!

Maggie Grace said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Always admire these creepy stories that come from 33 words. Wouldn't she have told if she survived the noose unless this is much more sinister than trying to kill her without her knowledge. hmmmm.

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

oh, dear . . . deliciously dark

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

You're right Maggie... We still don't know if she really was in a position to protest... Else she would have. Left that to your imagination ;)

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

Thanks PurpleMoose... You reminded me of dark chocolate :d

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

So dark! Gorgeous work.

uneven steven said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

she sounds kinda powerful maybe he should stop while he's still got a head - but third times a....

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

Ooh, dark and creepy! Hopefully he's right about the third time, otherwise I suspect he'll be in a lot of trouble... ;)

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

Thanks lovethebadguy. I'm glad you liked it.

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

Hey Steven, thanks. I'm enjoying the various interpretations here... This is real fun!!

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

Yep Suzanne. Let's hope so :)

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

Did...did she not notice the attempts on her life? D: Very creepy-good!

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

My favorite kind of 33 words on a dark, rainy day! This was chillingly wonderful!

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

If he got a chance to make those attempts, there surely is a reason Draug :)
Thanks for reading.

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

Hey thanks Valerie. I'm glad you found the perfect setting of a dark, rainy day to enjoy this :d

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

Such sadness! I can't imagine the pain they must have felt.

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

Perfect eerie and poetic Poeish