Bones

Under her gaze he felt hollowed out, impotent: bones empty of flesh. Even his words lost their familiar bite. Hip to hip with her new lover, bit by bit, she dissected him completely.


This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge  weekend prompt: a 33 word response to this picture.

12 thoughts on “Bones

  1. trifecta (@trifectawriting) says:

    Thanks for linking up to the Trifextra challenge. This is a beautiful response; you’ve somehow managed to pack so much in such a tiny space. I love the word play, love the symbolism. I’ve felt this way, and I believe I’ve made others feel this way. You managed to pin this awkward feeling down in such gorgeous words.

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