#writingWednesdays 'Back to Black'

I see the apology in his eyes as he retrieves it and slides it on to his finger. I swear that that ring is connected to my heart. With every inch it slides down his finger my heart drops somewhere down to my stomach like lead. It’s ironic how just minutes ago that finger made me squirm with pleasure. Now I squirm with something else entirely.

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You've been Trumped!

The man removes his glasses and rubs the bridge of his nose. He slowly tries to focus on the TV again but the running headline is still the same: President Elect Trump. For once, he is stunned silent. They really did it. They really did. After weeks of telling his wife that the great US of A couldn’t – wouldn’t succumb to the 2016 crazy virus like the Brits did, he was proven wrong.

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Vagabond

Those who knew her best often teased that they had no idea she hid a free spirit under her plain clothes, muted makeup, austere ponytail and very, very sensible shoes. She seemed, they said, to strip away her inhibitions much in the same way she stripped away her clothes for her bright, glittering mas costume.

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Best Bad Decision (or Foreplay in 600 words).

She brought her eyes to his and smiled when she saw the heat she felt there. Mutual lust was a beautiful thing. In those seconds what she wanted, no…needed to do became clear. Lily pulled her bottom lip between her teeth. This was a bad decision. Her plan could backfire in an uncomfortably spectacular way. Yet, Lily had learned years ago that there were times bad decisions needed to be embraced.

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Hello

It wasn’t easy to see what he was giving up when he walked away to his… freedom. But it was easy to see just what he’d lost in the dead of night with shadows dancing on his wall and Johnny Walker for company. It was easier still to see when Stephanie stood before him, dressed in white for another man, with more emotions flitting across her face than he’d allowed himself to feel in a lifetime.

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