100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#72
The prompt this week is:
…you said you’d do WHAT?….
You have the usual 100 words to add to these 5 and make sure it is suitable for a PG certificate and has a link back here.
I held my breath after telling my mother
Waiting for an onslaught of verbal abuse and anger
‘You said you’d do what?’
Her words spewed out like a machine gun
I’d had enough of her vitriol and venom
I sat up and returned her malignant stare
‘Don't pretend that you give a damn or care,’
I replied, desperately trying to keep calm
As my fingernails gouged the inside of my palms
‘He’s my father and I will meet him tomorrow.’
It was time to let go of this hate and sorrow.
She surprised me again with a whisper
‘He was my one and only lover.’