Little Bit Of Fun From A Writing Prompt

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Little Bit Of Fun From A Writing Prompt

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I had some fun from a writing prompt that said "One day a man walks up to you, looks you dead in the eye and says, 'You're allowed to remember everything I've told you to forget.'"

So here is what I wrote:


Kevin? What on earth are you talking about?

A memory pops up of him eating my last slice of chocolate pie. His mouth covered in crumbs as he devoured the pie. His face was full of shock when he saw I caught him and I see him holding out his hands. Darkness took over.

I stood there astonished.“Wait that was you? You told me you saw me do it and that the reason I couldn’t remember was because I was sleep walking! You said you watched me eat it like an animal.”

Silence fills the air as we stare at each other. He nods and says, “yeah...that was me.”

I can feel my body shaking. I look at him straight in the eye. “Was this the first time you’ve done this?”

He face turns red and I can see the guilt written all over his face. “Um...no”

Fearing what his answer may be, I ask away. “How many times has it been?” I can feel my heart racing.

He looks at his hands and starts counting his fingers and the more he counts the higher my heart beats.

He stares at me and says, “Since we were kids”

My body feels heavy and my legs begin to lose their strength. He scrambles of the couch and runs towards me. Apologizing over and over.

“Look I know what I can do to make it better!”

The last words I heard myself say before I was covered in darkness was
“f**k.”

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I honestly don't know what I'd do if someone I knew admitted that to me. This was a great little short story!

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Same lmao! Thank you, I appreciate that :)

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Great story. It left me wanting to know more.

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FrostedPaws_19 wrote:
14 Aug 2019, 21:43
Great story. It left me wanting to know more.
That's awesome! I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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I love this twisted story. I don't know what I would do if I saw the finger counting continuing... Lovely.
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Wanja Hannah wrote:
21 Aug 2019, 06:27
I love this twisted story. I don't know what I would do if I saw the finger counting continuing... Lovely.
Thank you!!!

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Nice! Short and simple but with a great twist! Good one!
'All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling' - Oscar Wilde
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