He comes and goes as he pleases – he tells me that he always has, and he intends for this to continue.
My jaw flexes and my heart burns with the impact of these words.
Words, mere words and yet they inhabit my mind, my every waking moment, my tossing and turning in the cold, lonely nights.
He knows that I know where his travels take him, and still, he continues.
He has his bread buttered both sides.
Here is my latest entry into the lovely Lillie’s Five Sentence Fiction, where the theme this week is envy. I have linked it with the theme of my entry into Three Word Wednesday, which you can read here.
4 thoughts on “Rigid – Five Sentence Fiction”
Perhaps it’s time it got toasted…
Great conflict written painfully simply, wonderful job
Thank you 🙂
Both sides buttered!
What manner of evil is this you speak of?
I have been thoroughly jolted by your sticky meaning.
Only a few people in the world could commit such unspeakable atrocities.
If only I could unread what you have subjected me to.
Goodness, henrygame, I wasn’t expecting such a strong response! I’m afraid my writing is mostly on the dark side…