#SixSentenceStory; Connection

The word from Denise at GirlieOntheEdge this week is “connection”. The rules? Write a story, (or poem or memoir), that is Six Sentences, exactly, and includes some form of or connection to the word “connection”. Read and comment on your fellow Sixers’ Sixes, a great way to connect with other writers.

Rain Maker

He crept out of bed, careful not to wake her.

He noticed she was sleeping later and later these rainy days, though upon awaking she would badger him about silver linings and rainbows and being your own sunshine— her usual Kumbaya crap.

He was as fed up with her and her sunny disposition as he was with the incessant clouds and drizzle.

He quietly got dressed as rain drummed grayly at the window.

Reaching again into the dresser drawer he flushed as his fingers grasped ahold of it and he drew it out, held it, almost reverently at first, the metal as gray and cold as the damp dawn.

She couldn’t tell him that there wasn’t a connection between weather and state of mind.

26 thoughts on “#SixSentenceStory; Connection

  1. Oh my! The best silver linings are the ones where a person is willing to be the silver lining and sometimes that means to quietly stay and let the feelings have a chance to sort.

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  2. But it is a gun. Yes, this is one of my dark ones, but don’t worry, all fiction, just word play and I made you think of gun so my word play was successful.
    PS the sun shone today. All good here and thanks for coming by, Buddy.

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