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What’s Left Behind

March 23, 2013

Wanting to remember, sitting in the closet, squeezing her eyes tight.

Think, think. Her brain was in rebellion against remembering.

The door handle jostled, a deep voice spoke.

The rain poured in her head.

Oh yeah.


Trifecta challenge 60

This weekend, we are revisiting a prompt we’ve done before.  We are giving you three words and asking that you add another 33 to them to make a complete 36-word response.  You may use the words in any order you choose.

Our three words are:


17 Comments leave one →
  1. March 23, 2013 1:39 pm

    so many ways this could be continued. well done

  2. March 24, 2013 6:09 am

    Like Barbara – you have left us asking why is she in the closet, what is it she needs to remember…

    • March 24, 2013 9:18 am

      I’m glad! so many things we need to remember. But what causes the rain?

  3. Draug419 permalink
    March 24, 2013 7:59 am

    Such an open ending! I love the last line–that “oh yeah” moment we all feel (:

  4. nessa1313 permalink
    March 24, 2013 2:10 pm

    Very scary story.

  5. March 24, 2013 2:20 pm

    Sounds like the topic of my writing…horrid memories. Well captured.

  6. March 24, 2013 3:54 pm

    Terrible to be plagued with such memories,possibly of a abused childhood!Don’t blame the narrator for not wanting to remember!Very well written,loved it:-)

  7. March 24, 2013 4:05 pm

    rain pouring in her head. Thinking on that one.

  8. March 25, 2013 3:47 am

    I liked the idea of her attempts to remember like hammering the door handle. Well imagined!!

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