Remorse – writin prompt

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Remorse
Written by Teresa Smeigh
Copyright September 2015

He looked at her body splayed on the floor,
She looked like she couldn’t take any more.

She barely moved, her cries were weak,
He never realized that she was so meek.

He didn’t mean to hit her so hard she’d fall,
He tried to think to whom he should call.

He needed help and ideas too,
What should his mind decide to do.

His best friend would help him no questions asked,
Do whatever he was told, do what he was tasked.

As he was thinking, what about good lies,
The poor girl stopped breathing and dies.

He felt no bad feelings, no remorse,
The girl deserved it of course.

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Two words are offered each week for consideration. Each word has a similar definition, but one is more expressive. You can pick either word, or both, to use in your story.

The Prompts

 “Penitence and/or Remorse:

[noun] the action of feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong.

About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh at 60 plus is 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). Her new journey's include Diabetes controlled by insulin. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). The books will probably never be finished. She keeps her blog filled with useful content, occasional 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 is from Southern, NJ. Her family and blog keep her busy.
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2 Responses to Remorse – writin prompt

  1. Tara R. says:

    Sound like his only regret would be getting caught. Good job on the prompt.

    Liked by 1 person

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