Without You

2 August 2021

  • Her forehead touched the stone as she took a shaky breath. The flowers, clutched in her fists, begged for air as her knuckles turned white.
    Macie M avatarMacie M7/15/21 3:47am
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  • She knelt on the grave, her head against the tombstone. Once she’d cried herself quiet, she opened her eyes. “It should have been me”, she whispered.
    Sean K avatarSean K7/16/21 2:58am
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  • Her tears were as light as raindrops and as heavy as hail as she looked at the tombstone, she knew this was the first but definitely not the last time that she would feel this pain
    Physics O avatarPhysics O7/17/21 5:15pm
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  • She felt that everyone was leaving, even the ghost of whoever looked at the tombstone. She felt lost
    Leyre G avatarLeyre G7/20/21 7:05pm
  • and completely alone. But, where did everyone go? She looked around & saw a pub across the street. Laughter & music poured from the open windows. "Whiskey sours on the house!" cried a friendly voice. Well, she thought, anywhere's better than here. After a deep breath, she stood &
    Benjamin C7/30/21 9:24pm
  • walked to the bar clutching her purse. She jostled her way in to claim her free drink. She began to feel euphoric, clinking her glass with strangers. Soon she totally escaped her numb existence, feeling again like a part of humanity. “Happy new year,” she whispered through tears.
    Sam B avatarSam B8/1/21 10:20pm
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The End