Rain of stars. Photo courtesy of NASA.I laughed at you. I thought it was a line.

Now, beneath this purple-black bruise of a sky, this scarred and crumbling firmament, I wish I’d taken your word, and taken you home.

This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge  weekend prompt:

 Give us 33-333 words with this as your inspiration:
The world will end in three days.
(Photo courtesy of NASA.)

10 responses to “Regrets

  1. Oh, my. YES. I am officially a firm fan.


  2. Packed with emotion for a momentary decision made into a permanent consequence.


  3. Keith Hoerner

    Beautifully done. Both poetic and powerful.


  4. I’m amazed at how vivid your writing is with so few words.


  5. I like your description of the sky, and the story as a whole!


  6. Powerhouse of a piece. Ah, regrets…dang.


  7. That was a nice, short punch to the gut. Great job with the prompt. Per usual. Hope you’ll come back and see us on Monday.


  8. powerful. love the way your writing picks up pace and races in the span of just a few words


  9. Ha! I love how this is simultaneously poetic and wry.


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