Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Winner #55WordChallenge: Week Twelve

 Sorry for the delay. I have had some internet issues lately and am working through them. It involves me having to go to the library for access, which isn't fun and last Wednesday I wasn't able to make it. Here are the winners and thank you for your patience!
Honorable Mention:

 She pressed against the barrier, her blue eyes fixed on the string of saliva dangling from the cat’s teeth.

She knew this tiger once, fed it raw cut beef daily before marrying and moving away. 

Love doesn’t always last. Sometime the Tiger wins.

The stripes sauntered over with a rattling roar that welcomed her home. 


 Plans for the afterlife

They sat together, sixty years of marriage had not dimmed their understanding.

“When I die,”Author asked. “Will you remember me?”

“When you cross that bridge,” Gina replied. “Will you wait for me?”

“Of course,” Author assured her.

As she was about to smile, he added, “Someone has to fight off the tigers for me.”

(54 words sans title)


Fifty years ago she moved into the house next door, her dark hair flying in the wind, her eyes brimming with sadness. He scaled tall iron bridges to bring her happiness. Today, He caresses her thinning gray hair with his trembling hand, not knowing if there is a tomorrow. Alone, he howls like a tiger.


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