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The Things We Say (Six sentence story)

March 19, 2019

GirlieOnTheEdge is a clarklike female who hosts the “Sunday’s Six Sentence Story Word Prompt” blog hop. You can read about it, and play along, by just clicking this link: Six sentence story prompt.

PROMPT WORD: DRIVE

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“If you leave don’t come back.”

“Hey, relax, it’s not you, I just need to go for a drive, clear my head, OK?”

“Screw your head, you leave then don’t have to come back, I don’t want you to come back.”

The guy blew right through the light at Jackson. I never saw him, never had a chance to break or swerve or tell Chrissy I loved her, and the last anyone saw of me was an undertaker who told Chrissy the casket should remain closed.

I guess the moral of the whole thing is to be careful what you ask for.

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29 Comments leave one →
  1. March 19, 2019 12:54 pm

    Hey A story is at its most interesting when the narrator is already deceased.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. March 19, 2019 12:59 pm

    Sad 6 but really good!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. March 19, 2019 2:52 pm

    Whoa! Now that’s a six and a half! Great write!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. March 20, 2019 8:48 am

    A good reminder for us all.

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    • Michael B. Fishman permalink*
      March 21, 2019 4:41 am

      It’s easy to say things and sometimes not so easy to take them back 😦

      Liked by 1 person

  5. March 21, 2019 5:25 am

    ‘cellent Six, yo.
    Nicely paced and nothing like a sharp-angle close to hook the Reader!
    Welcome to the Six Sentence Story ‘hop!

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    • Michael B. Fishman permalink*
      March 21, 2019 6:43 am

      Thank you, Clark, for the comment and the welcome!

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  6. March 21, 2019 6:31 am

    This happens in real life. Ask Rose Kennedy. Wait, you can’t, she’s dead. Great six. Makes us realize we should think about what we say more often.

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  7. March 21, 2019 1:06 pm

    Oh wow, this was a great “6”–and thank you for reminding me of the blogger who hosts the prompt, as it’s one of my favorites…but I didn’t have it bookmarked 🙂

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  8. March 21, 2019 1:06 pm

    PS: Now, where’s my cookie?? 🙂

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  9. Pat Brockett permalink
    March 21, 2019 2:06 pm

    Great SSS! Sad to hear these kind of stories, because unfortunately there are some who have such regrets.

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  10. March 21, 2019 4:21 pm

    Never leave with angry words, there will come a day you regret it. Well told!

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  11. March 21, 2019 5:17 pm

    Oh, man, what a finish! Great Six. Wasn’t expecting that ending 😀
    Welcome to Six Sentence Stories!

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  12. March 22, 2019 11:03 am

    Amen to that moral! Very well done! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  13. March 23, 2019 7:36 pm

    What’s Chrissy saying now? Regret I bet.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Michael B. Fishman permalink*
      March 26, 2019 10:16 am

      Regret, or worse… 😦

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  14. March 25, 2019 12:02 pm

    Oh my! This is a splendid 6!

    Liked by 1 person

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