Glancing Blow

She looked
past his shoulder
to the couple
at the
next table:
her blue dress
his brown moustache
their fingers
twisted together
on the table

She could not look
at the familiar
mouth
as it formed the
words that
split
her
down
the middle

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19 thoughts on “Glancing Blow

  1. I love the subtle but effective way you gave us this scene Mary ~ Yikes for that glancing blow that goes right inside like a knife ~ So well done ~ Thanks for joiningus ~

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