Regrets

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.

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

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  3. Keith Hoerner

    Beautifully done. Both poetic and powerful.

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

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

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

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  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.

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

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

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