At 4am I had woken up alone, cold and adrift in a sea of quilts. The silence in our room was so thick I thought I would drown in it.
I picked up the phone.
This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge weekend prompt:
Complete the following story in exactly 33 words. The 5 we have given you are NOT to be counted in the 33 words.
The phone rang at 4am.
I admit, I’m playing a little fast and loose with the rules. I am starting with the same five words; there was no rule against moving the punctuation around.