Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 11
Word count: 100 words
She signed the document and the shouting, the arguing, the accusations, the blame and humiliation became things of the past. The self-doubt, the insecurities, the hurt, the betrayal and the miss-trust remained. The pity in other eyes left scars on her soul.
Her life was perfect once. Like the postcard view, calm, serene, beautiful, carefully cropped to hide the horrors of the truth. The pen altered her reality, leaving her at a crossroads without a map, without direction.
Wounded, ruined, cast into despair, she cradled a small ember. The spark she had protected. Now she coaxed her phoenix to rise.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer