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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We’d like you to read the 33 words below and then add 33 of your own words to move the story along:

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

 

 

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About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh is now in her 60's and still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for www.IBPF.org (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She has 3 blogs so far http://www.tessacandoit.com and http://www.finallyawriter.com and http://www.sunnythoughtsandprayers.wordpress.com She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs keep her busy.
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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.

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  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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