"One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.." vincent van gogh.
March 31, 2012 § 3 Comments
The knock on the door arrives at precisely 9:22 A.M. Hat in hand, the gentleman hands her a telegraph that bares a name across the top. She collapses.
“My Condolences for your loss, Ma’am.”
Tagged: fiction, flash fiction, Horror, short story, trifecta, writing
every mother’s/wife’s/daughter’s nightmare in wartime. 😦
So hard to imagine that many people truly live in fear of this scenario. Great take on the prompt!
Thanks so much for linking up with Trifecta this week. Hope to see you back on Monday (10 am Eastern) for the new prompt and some exciting news about the changes Trifecta is making to spread the word about our writing community.
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