His spit hit her cheek as he breathed, “You’re fat. Worthless. I don’t know why I keep you around.”
She cringed internally as the last pieces of her self-esteem shattered.
The wounds would never fully heal; even after they found his body.
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Such a powerful story, your words made me shiver! I hope you will write some more. I am really impressed by your writing skills. Congrats!
Sad story, but I’m thankful she held on to a piece of her shattered self-esteem to fight back.
That last line was fantastic!
Such a powerful piece. Wow!
I guess she found the strength to fight back one final time.
I guess so!
That last line didn’t pull any punches and punctuated this very dark tale nicely!
Ouch. Felt like that before.
You are SO good at these micro-stories. SO good. Every time I read one, I want the rest of the story- the before and the after…the BOOK. You’re writing a book, right?
Not yet. Someday though.
Ditto themomcafe… Your microstories speak volumes!