Losses- Fiction

The last strains of sunlight lingered in the corners, grasping every available point of refraction.  She slid her fingertips along the glass wondering if this was all there ever was. Or could be.

She ran her hands down over her empty belly, pain twisting in her gut, mourning her losses as John had lost his battle with cancer this morning, gone to join their infant son.

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The last strains of sunlight lingered in the corners, grasping every available point of refraction.  She slid her fingertips along the glass wondering if this was all there ever was. Or could be.

Tessa

 

 

About Tessa

My name is Tessa Dean and I am an author and blogger. My writing styles vary and I love writing using prompts. I am also writing my first book, a Memoir entitled "Government Property - A Memoir of a Military Wife".  This is being published on the blog rather than the traditional way. I am putting up chapters as I go along. I keep my blog filled with useful content, stories, and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. I have also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. I also wrote a series of articles on Bipolar Disorder for IBPF (International Bipolar Foundation). I am in my 60’s and disabled which allows me plenty of time to write to my heart’s content. I live in southern New Jersey and have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. My oldest grandchild is a Sargent in the United States Marine Corps.
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18 Responses to Losses- Fiction

  1. El Guapo says:

    Clicking Like as a comment on your writing ability, not the content.
    Which is too sad for “like”.
    But wonderfully written.

    Like

  2. Lumdog says:

    Wow! So tragic. Well done.

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  3. Awww. “Pain twisting in her gut” – there is power and pain in those words.

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  4. Gina says:

    Oh, Man! Tough stuff! Please be fiction. Well told story. But sad.

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  5. A double wow for her 2 losses. That is tough to read. Emotional. Nicely done.

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  6. jannatwrites says:

    Oh, this is awful! (The situation, that is.) You’ve done a great job depicting a heart-breaking situation.

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  7. Amy Harrison says:

    This is such a powerful, emotional piece 🙂 Well done! Great writing! 😀

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