Friday arrives, fraught with questions.
This week’s 100 word submission for FridayFictioneers takes its cue from the photo prompt below. Though short, this piece took a lifetime to write.
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In anger she had lashed out, “If anyone ever failed to live up to their promise, it’s you.” She’d read not one word of his work so how would she know? Writing had given him peace but that knowledge was never a factor in the calculus of her disdain. Did mastery of bad texting give her the right to judge him? What mystery of love made him still care?
He was weary.
How much can a man give? How much is enough?
The answers were coming.
Harsh outrider of sunrise, the muzzle flash illuminated barren trees in stark white light.