Thursday, August 9, 2012

stop it


Soft Spoken: Day 266 (from The Write Brain Workbook)

Finish the story. Start with:

She whispered…

She whispered “stop it” so that no one would hear her reprimanding him in public.
He ignored her with a smooth shrug of the shoulders – that familiar response she knew too well.
He was too old to be corrected here, too proud to bend to her ideals so easily.
She, too stubborn to see she needed to “stop it” as well.

That this marriage of theirs consisted of far too many “stop its” and not enough “go ons.”


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