Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Three Word Wednesday 2/3


It's been a long time since I've done a 3 Word Wednesday, and I've missed it! Click on the banner above to play along. Today's three words:

Tearful Unsteady Abrasive


She rose, unsteady on her feet, and made her way to the dresser. With shaking hands, she uncorked the bottle and poured the last of the wine into her glass. What a way to celebrate a birthday. She raised the glass to the tearful blonde in the mirror.

"Here's to you, sister. Happy birthday."

The memory of her boyfriend's abrasive voice played in her mind, and she threw the empty glass into the mirror--shattering them both just as her heart had shattered with his words.

6 comments:

Long and Short Reviews said...

Powerful!

Jae Rose said...

Absolutely packed a punch..perhaps not the happiest way to celebrate but i am glad she got it 'out' in a way

Keith Hillman said...
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Keith Hillman said...

A parcel of emotions in very few words. Excellent.

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Sheilagh Lee said...

a truly breathtaking way of telling a story.

Old Egg said...

Very effective in its brevity. Lost love is a bottomless pit of ideas for writers.