Friday, June 01, 2012

Trifecta




This weekend's challenge: Using exactly 33 words, write something that begins with the words in bold --

It wasn't the first time. And, alas, it probably wouldn’t be the last, either. Yes, it felt lonely at times, always being the one who loved more. But she couldn’t help it. It was just how she loved.


15 comments:

  1. It's how some people are wired and worth the risk for something that could be so much. Tough to be the one though.

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  2. Very well-expressed!

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  3. Ahh, a familiar feeling. Great job! (hits close to home too!)

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  4. So true for many of us.

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  5. Wow! Do all creative people find themselves in this bind? I know I have. Well put, in such a short space:)

    http://wp.me/p2gpEb-bw

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  6. Such a tough place to be -- and so impossible to change.

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  7. UGH. Been in that position. It stinks. Nicely done.

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  8. I never forgot a conversation a friend and I had years ago about how one person always loves more than the other person in a relationship. Your words captured that conversation beautifully.

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  9. Sad and painful and so much conveyed in 33 words.

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  10. Sad but true. I know it's often how I feel.

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  11. An all-too-familiar sentiment.

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  12. You caught it well. So common and yet so unique and personal.

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  13. Sorry for the late comment here. I really enjoyed this piece. I love the simplicity of your words--it's just how she loved. Heartbreaking. Thanks for linking up.

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