Saturday, 12 June 2010

Courage

Saturday Centus time again. The prompt is in italics and I’ve cheekily picked up on a couple of previous efforts (here) and (here)

It’s true, the smell of freshly mowed grass can stay with you for years, for decades, as I walk along the smart street with it’s neatly manicured front lawns, trimmed to almost perfection, I’m transported back to the days before all this.

Before the trauma that led to me walking away from all that I held dear, my mind is muddled my memories blurred but I know that I have to knock on that front door. It’s been three months since he walked out of the cafe without saying a word. This time there’ll be no running away. Not by him. I will be strong, regardless.

14 comments:

  1. Interesting take on this prompt. Leaves me wanting more.

    I just realized I missed you on Thursday. Archives here I come!

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  2. You painted a picture for me. I felt your trepidation.



    (Maybe you'd be better off if he'd just kept on walking?)

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  3. Be stong! Be Strong. Very well done.

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  4. Nice job with the prompt! Nice bit of drama and tension at the end. Very intriguing!

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  5. Oh, back story must be a doozy! Good lead for it.

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  6. That was a nice surprise!

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  7. Oh boy, I can't wait to hear what he has to say for himself lol. Even thought your going to his house make sure you keep an eye on him and he doesn't take off this time. He seems kinda sly to me, ha. Great continuing centus.

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  8. I loved the way you've been able to link these together. I really want to hear how he defends his actions! Great use of the prompt, and very clever the way you tied it all together. Kathy

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  9. Sounds like a cafe I use to work at...

    Great centus!

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  10. Very good, need the next installment now please!

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  11. Left me hanging...nice job...intriguing...Peace and blessings

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  12. Drama. Tension. Wondering. Intrique.

    My goodness. What a fantastic link to this prompt.

    What happens next, please!

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  13. when does next part come

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  14. Wow. I think I now must read weeks 4 and 5...you have me hooked!

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