Friday, December 2, 2011

Secrets

Image Source: Vegan Traveller

Through the door walked a big little boy wearing a ball cap, torn jeans and dirty tennis shoes.  The door keeps his secrets locked deep within where no one will know his shame or his sin.  His T-Shirt is smeared with his blood and his tears.  "Why did I have to send that stupid text?"




Written for Friday Flash 55.

13 comments:

  1. Yikes! Technology has some nasty side effects, doesn't it?

    Awesome 55, Linda!

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  2. oo i want to know what was in the text now...smiles.

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  3. Yep..words are a powerful thing.

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  4. Linda...
    A great 55 is when you say just enough, but it SCREAMS for more.
    This was magnificent!!
    Thanks for playing, thanks for your fantastic support, and please have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  5. Thanks Talon. Yes it can!

    Brian- Me too!

    Hope - Indeed they are. We need to be careful how we use them.

    G-Man- Thank you for those kind words. You have a super weekend too.

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  6. Kids. Instant communication give no time for reflection, only reaction.

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  7. Careful what you say, text or email or blog post....they say it never goes away. Good 55.

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  8. some college students text a few thousands times each month.

    your story is lingering,
    well done.

    :)

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  9. Wow, Linda. Incredibly powerful. Well done!

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  10. Monkey Man- I suspect kids aren't the only ones who have issues. They are just more susceptible to the hazards.

    Yvonne Osborne- Yeah, once it's out there...

    Morning- Thank you! I still have an old style flip phone, and send most of my texts via PC.

    Nicky- I thanks you muchly.

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  11. WHAT?? You leave me with a mystery like that, you Vixen of the 55. :) :)

    And the photo of the guy sitting on the bench with his Starbucks and technology makes me smile -- we all look like that today, eh, with our iPods and phones. And lattes!! :)

    xoxo

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  12. You totally ROCKED this story! Awesome, job!!

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  13. Short and bittersweet. You said so much with so few words.

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