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FRIDAY FICTIONEERS. The void.

         

Word count: 99
         
              "Longing for some love today," she wrote in her diary, and sighed.    
              "Craving for his attention, and  he wouldn't even notice!"  
               The wistfulness heightened as she brooded over the distance that had grown between the two. A chasm that had only grown wider by the day; wider  than the vast ocean she saw through her window.
            "A day might come, when you, oh ocean, will seem a tiny speck!"  
           
              She mulled over that last line and cringed.
             "Not only your marriage, Tara, but also your writing has gone to the dogs! Dump it in that ocean, will you?" 



*The above post has been written for FRIDAY FICTIONEERS
           
            

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  1. Wow! Loved how you started on a sad note, went philosophical and then ended it humorously. Enjoyed reading your take on the prompt.

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  2. Yeah, writing in a journal can be cringeworthy! I try not re-read what I've written, otherwise I'd stop!

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    1. Yes, but it can also make us see our past mistakes in a different light and help change our minds about life!
      Thank you for the visit! :)

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  3. Aww, the writing is fine and yes, we are our own worst critics. As for the chasm, the one thing that will bridge it? Love. Trust me on this one.

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    1. Mm, yes, I believe it, too, but find it tough to execute! :)
      Thank you, Shailaja! <3

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  4. Aah loved how you ended it...A spark of positivity and strength..

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  5. I can feel her changing emotions, well done.

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  6. A myriad of emotions in 99 words, bravo.

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  7. awww that's beautifully written. I cringe when I read my old journals :)

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    1. :) Yes, I guess we all do that when we visit old memories!

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  8. Don't we all have these moments when we cringe about what we've just written? This is fun.
    --Gah Learner

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  9. Hope the day comes soon when the ocean seems a speck of her..... love will bridge the gap

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    1. Hopefully, it will!
      Thank you for visiting! :)

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  10. From sad to philosophy to humour. All in 99 words. Impressive :)

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  11. Hello Shilpa!

    Presenting to you, the Leibster award! :P Do checkout my blogspost @ http://3cheers-to-life.blogspot.com/2016/06/leibster-award.html to flaunt the award and take it forward! :)

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    1. Wow! Thank you so much, Sampada! This is such a pleasant surprise! :) <3

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