This is an exercise in getting going, and letting go.
March 16, 2012
Trifextra, Weekend Seven
This weekend's Trifecta: Trifextra
challenge is to write a story titled Lost in exactly 33 words. The story must not actually contain the word lost. Thankfully I wrote a story called Lost two weekends ago, so I am rather off the hook. Or ... am I?
“The key is in the door.”
He says the words with such deliberateness, such care.
“Key. In the Door.”
I stare blankly.
His eyes, first pleading then desperate as he fades away.