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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

100 Word Wednesday:You Know What They Say...


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I haphazardly threw my last shirt into the suitcase and slammed it shut. There, I was ready.

I looked back to see the disapproving look on his face, but he didn't try to stop me. I didn't expect he would.

I drove to where I wanted to be... where I'd be taken care of.

With suitcase in hand, I knocked on the door. After a few knocks, my mother answered.

"Can I have my old room?" I asked.

"Um... you can have the couch." She said as a moving man with boxes walked by me.

You can't go home again.

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Check out the other blogs that participate in 100 Word Wednesday:
Wendy Knight, Author: www.wendyknightauthor.blogspot.com
Alison Woods (Peering Into. . .): http://alisonmillerwoods.wordpress.com/
Jessica Winn, The Distracted Writer:http://thedistractedwriter.com/

15 comments:

  1. I love the mom's line here :)

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  2. Love it! I wanna know why she left. :)

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    1. Oh... I have a pretty good reason ;)

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  3. :( kinda sad. Home never is the same once you leave it

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  4. This is heartbreaking. She can come live with me. I'll take care of her.

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  5. Aww, sad. I've always thought that was one of the saddest "You know what they say" expressions. Love what you did with it.

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  6. Oh, sad for her - wonderful take on the old saying.

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  7. I think my heart broke a little at that. Nice capture of emotions. This was powerful.

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