REFLECTIONS ON CHANGE, SPIRITUALITY, BELIEF, FAITH, PRAYER, AND MORE
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Friday 6/5/09 - "THE BOX - BREAKING THE SILENCE"
FLASH FICTION FRIDAY 55
"THE BOX - BREAKING THE SILENCE"
She can hear the ticking of the clock hanging above her writing table. Oh, God, what now? What if the woman on the other end hangs up? Maybe she should hang up.
"Help me. He hits me. I'm afraid. I drink. I'm worthless. What should I do? Please help me."
"What's your first name?"
______________________________________ Note: The following was LAST WEEK's "55 Flash Fiction Friday" "THE BOX - ACTION"
No! Wait! Before she dials, she'll pour a drink. She thinks about how she's been hiding the scars and bruises and drinking takes the pain away.
The drinking worries her. She'll ask Lucy to take her to another meeting.
She dials, it's ringing, and then she hears, "Hello, abuse hotline. Can I help you?
"Yes!..." ___________________________________ Every Friday, compose a short story of 55 words - no more, no less. If you want to join in the fun and games and give it a try...post your story and report to the boss G-Man!
I'm sober in AA since July 5th 1985, and a grateful member of Alanon since November 2004.
I joined the "blogosphere" in September, 2008.
In December 2011 I became a grandmother for the first time and now understand why it's such a big deal. I'm wildly in love again with that little guy.