Tipping Point

I am an obsession, a twisted fulcrum.  A distracted smile, and you tilt thusly. A gaze too deep tips you back. I etch my name across your back. It lingers when I leave.

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

This week we’re asking for exactly 33 of your own words about love gone wrong. But we’re asking that you not use any of the following words:


This weekend’s Trifextra challenge is community-judged! For the 48 hours following the close of the challenge (starting at 4:00 PM Pacific/7:00 PM Eastern on Thursday), voting will be enabled on links.  In order to vote, return to the Trifecta Writing Challenge site where stars will appear next to each link. To vote, simply click the star that corresponds with your favorite posts. You can vote for up to three, and voting is open to everyone!

25 thoughts on “Tipping Point

  1. Kir Piccini says:

    “it lingers when I leave”
    Wish I wrote that line, it’s so telling and so achingly beautiful and desperate.
    Again, you “WOW” me Christine. xo


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