Monday, April 7, 2014

What Do You Mean By "This"

He did it when he
said “We can’t
do this anymore.”
I realized sometimes
a cigar is really just a cigar,
and though he was
the one to apologize,
I was the one left
feeling ashamed
for the things we
never did.




This week’s gargleblaster question: Who Dunnit?

26 comments:

  1. This is wonderful take on the prompt. Lovely.

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    1. Thank you! Past relationships have been my gargleblaster theme so far.

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  2. Great approach to the prompt. It's sad.

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    1. Thanks! A little sad, yes, but ultimately for the best.

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  3. I like the part about how he apologized but she was left feeling ashamed.

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    1. Thanks! Strange how that works, but it happens!

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  4. Ahh, the things we never do. It would take me reams of paper to write about those - you did it with 42 words.

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    1. Haha, well I could've gone on longer, but it's good I had a limit.

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  5. Beautifully done. I especially love this:

    He did it when he
    said “We can’t
    do this anymore.”

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  6. Oooo - fantastic! This is a really different take on the prompt. The last four lines really make it, for me. Great job.

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  7. How powerful yet powerless a thing is regret. Excellently told!

    ~Shailaja

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  8. Very good take on the prompt and the reality is so true.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! It's funny what gets to us, isn't it?

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  9. Beautifully written! Those last four lines are so loaded with meaning. Fabulous answer to the prompt!

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    1. Thank you for reading! It's what we don't do that sticks with us sometimes.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it, thanks for reading!

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