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Prompt 5/A : Ghost

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Jun. 3rd, 2008 | 06:41 pm
posted by: iamdemented in 100drabble

Right then. Another story. I don't know what I was thinking when I wrote this.

Author: iamdemented
Title: Haunting Solitude
Rating: G
Category & Prompt: 5/A : Ghost


 

I wish she would stop haunting me. Today she appeared suddenly in the elevator, scaring a mother and child. I doubt that the child would ever be the same again.

‘You are dead,’ I told her flatly once, in a moment of intoxication, drowning myself in my sorrow of her loss, ‘at least act like you’re dead,’

She smiled. I hate that I am defenseless when she smiled. She floated towards me in the dark, a ghost of a woman I once loved. Still do, quite frankly. Only that she was now dead. And ethereal.

She smiled a sad smile.

 

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