‘You’re pretty and kind,’ he told her, after their first night together, ‘but I don’t love you.’
‘I won’t see you again?’ she asked.
He shook his head.
A month later she called him.
‘I’m pregnant,’ she said.
He was silent.
She asked him:
‘Will you marry me?’
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I write as a way of life: stories, blogs, articles, almost-poems. I'm a freelancer, a vegetarian, and I listen to Leonard Cohen and enjoy French films. We are dying a little more with each new day we live, so shouldn't we make the most of our time?
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8 thoughts on “50-Word Tales #117”
This one seems incomplete to me. Actually, I don’t see the message. Is there one?
Man running from commitments? It’s quite clear in my mind. 🙂
Hmm… makes better sense, now. 🙂
Now I can imagine it further. Thanks!
She sounds kind of traditional, which makes it sadder
You touched me and went away,
but something within me still stays!
Hhmm… Is this really possible? I guess yes… nothing’s impossible…
The case for abstinence until marriage — or at least until you’re sure you’re with someone you love, and who loves you back.