Thursday, January 27, 2011

Reports



Today's muse: One Word, So Little Time

Today's word: Reports

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Reports

His last letter was so joyful, filled with anticipation, sheer excitement to hold the child he’d yet to meet; but the paper she held in her hand—that trembled in her grief—confirmed he never would.


4 comments:

Spook The Scribbler said...

Oooer, ominous!

glnroz said...

I was unable to comment here yesterday. perhaps tomorrow,,this is the sharpest yet...(compliment)

Heather said...

I see a young woman, bedraggled by lack of sleep, standing in a blue flowered night gown, her head hung low, and crying on her doorstep.

How is it that you can invoke such imagery with so few lines?

jaerose said...

Yes, a very strong piece - and unusual perspective..almost makes it stronger wondering how the mother feels too..Jae