mostly haikus by nick krefting

hundred word wednesday – “the playground”

In Hundred Word Wednesdays on September 14, 2011 at 12:56 pm

A bit of a downer here. Don’t worry though, after this story happens they totally get back together and they’re so happy all the time, no problems only smiles.

Ruthless is the only word to describe it, the way he broke her heart.

He’d told her he was busy that night, and had taken the car, so she took a walk alone in the snow, past the playground where they’d taken their first walk together. She had been thinking recently that she’d like him to propose to her by this playground, but really she just wanted to spend the rest of her life with him.

When she got home, the car was still gone, the lights were out, and the piece of paper on her pillow said “Goodbye.”


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