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Saturday, January 12, 2013

A New Beginning

 
This time, Gail stretched her legs.
She bent her knees and did some neck flexes.
(Inhale. On the count of four, through the nose. Exhale.)
She tried again.
“Read my lips. It’s over.”

     This weekend we're asking for 33 words about a new beginning.

32 comments:

  1. ooooh - mysterious beginning (end?) I like it.

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  2. Thanks, Barbara, glad you like it.

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  3. This is really good writing.

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  4. Love this! Fantastically written - her character really comes through in those 33 words.

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    1. Thanks, Suzanne. She's a character alright.

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  5. My first thought was a basketball player, aiming her shot.. I did not expect the ending.. nice job. :)

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    1. Thanks, Jody. She was just warming up.

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  6. And i began with an aerobics girl in mind. Am amazed at how you managed to narrate a character and with a twist too, all in just 33 words. Grand job, kymm

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    1. Thanks so much, Rashmi. Though for me, there was never a twist. :)

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  7. I also didn't expect the ending. Breaking up is hard...and is even more difficult when the other person doesn't get it :)

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    1. Naw, you just have to be careful not to pull a muscle.

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  8. I like her oh so casual attitude-spirited girl-I almost expected her to give him the finger too,lol!Wicked me!Loved this unusually clever piece:-)

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    1. Thanks, Atreyee. I can see we're on the same wavelength, wicked us.

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  9. Mysterious... what's over? The flexing put me in mind of a fighter preparing for a boxing match.

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    1. Is there another way to deal with the opposite sex, Tara?

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  10. Oh, I'm so rooting for this girl. :-) Thanks for linking up!

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    1. We can always use backup from the sistahood, Tri. Thank you for commenting.

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  11. Oooh, wonderful! I love her determination!

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  12. Life or struggles over? I want more of this solid writing.
    dk

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    1. Thanks for your kind words, Donna.

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  13. heh, I like the preparation (:

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    1. Always be prepared! Glad you like it, Draug.

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  14. She's limbering up for the big fight. Loved the ending. When you say it like that, you mean it.

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    1. Thanks, Gina. Let's hope she means it, 'cause it sure ain't the first time...

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  15. Oh, thought provoking. This could go so many different ways. I like it! :D

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  16. I want to know more! Well done.

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