Thursday, April 7, 2011

Fear - in 55

Wandering aimlessly,
The sound of sorrow overcomes her.
She pauses, frozen in place
Waiting for the wailing to stop.

Every fiber of her being
Is tense, on alert.
She hesitates, hoping her fears
Are all in her head.
Dread fills her as she realizes it’s all over…

...she stepped on the stupid dog’s tail – again.



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This is a Friday Flash Fiction 55. Noir is appreciated, adherence to the rules is expected, and having fun is the goal. Go play.



15 comments:

G-Man said...

Animals are running amok tonight!
I'm glad you didn't get snapped at!
Loved your clumsy 55 Rachel...:P
Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

dustus said...

Ouch... a 55 packed with fear and producing a sympathetic spine-chill went I got to the end. Nice one!

Brian Miller said...

hehe....mine is a cat and she fights back if you do that...then you howl....

Margaret said...

Very clever. It amazes me the creativity with these 55's.

yellowhousecafe said...

too fun.. here is was waiting for this horrid end, now I laugh..fabulous ~

Monkey Man said...

Poor puppy. But that'll teach him to sleep on your side of the bed.

Alice Audrey said...

LOL. So naturally the world came to an end.

izzy said...

Love the twist! not the poor dogs tail-
Have to say I have had some howling at my place too. Thanks.

hedgewitch said...

We are definitely on the same page this 55, Girl. Thank god mine have cropped tails--I'd be mashing them to jelly the way they live under my feet.

Jannie Funster said...

With two poochies wandering our household, their stepped-on tails screams are indeed part of life here. Especially the dacshund, he's always schelpping about.

Fun 55 whooohoo.

xo

Mona said...

wow! fears seem always 'larger' than the actual threat!

Mama Zen said...

You cracked me up!

Elaine said...

Phew...nice ending! Nice 55!

Whitemist said...

This was cool!

Jingle said...

poetic and vivid capture of fears....

keep it up.