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Missing you.

   Your voice, like rich, molten dark chocolate, left me gasping the first time I heard it; just talking to you brought about a spring in my step, a song in my heart!
   Had we really just met or had we met before, in some other time, some other world, past life, perhaps?
  Our hearts connected - instantly - so did our souls,  and you made for yourself a permanent place in my heart; you were my dearest friend, my love!
   And then, like all good things coming to an end, we did, too; 'we' ceased to exist, for reasons yet unknown.
  Now, all I have are the memories of those joyful moments when we talked into the  nights, and we laughed, and squabbled; I so miss those moments, I so miss you - each day begins with the same question: should I hold on or should I let go?

This post is a part of [Lillie McFerrin Writes] Five Sentence Fiction - Conflict


  1. One of your best so far. Keep it up. :)

  2. good writing, prompt is depicted beautifully


  3. Wow amazing.
    I was thinking of writing about a similar theme but then I read this and I knew I could not write it better.

    1. Oh my! Thanks for the comments, Anmol, but I am sure you would have written better!

  4. Wow.. you are becoming a great poetess.. a fiction seems to be like a poem to me :) Great, shilpa :)

  5. Such great conflict of a heart break.

  6. Very powerfully told. How much do we lose if we let go? How much do we gain if we do? The eternal conflict rendered so well. One of your finest, Shilpa :)

  7. Wonderfully penned conflict of emotions, Shilpa!

  8. Wow. Conflicting emotions so well described. Wonderful.

  9. Whether to hold on or let go - that is, after all, the question. Loved it!

  10. Oh that's lovely! A lot shared in those words. Beautiful indeed!


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