Saturday, January 3, 2015

And Since Then...

And Since Then...

She had been hearing voices from the far and beyond; strangers paying unexpected visits in her dreams. Some earnestly sharing their darkest secrets while others resolutely keeping their distance, but frightening her nonetheless with their cold demeanour.

It was during these times that she missed Rob the most. She would break out into chilly sweats, anticipating the nightmarish 'voices in her head' and how she wished to warm up against his heat then!

But she was living an irony she couldn't escape.

The strong desire for her deceased husband had opened the gates of the other world that grey damp night. "Hadn't I promised never to leave your side dear?", his jovial voice had beamed out of nowhere, silencing the crackling fire.

And since then...

©AditiKaushiva

Written for Three Word Wednesday
Words: Jovial, Promise, Resolute

21 comments:

  1. Yikes! How absolutely spooky! And with this, you have returned with a bang! Yay, Aditi!

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    1. Thanks Shailaja! Hope I can write better and write more often! You inspire me with your discipline!

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  2. Don't know where my comment went so sending this again. This made me smile. The other side is always trying to communicate with us if we are receptive to it. Nice one.

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    1. Suzy I love the way you look at things! Thank you! :)

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  3. Ooooo well woman I have always been a huge fan of your fiction stuff. This one too like many others, too good!

    Richa

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  4. Intriguing story! Will you continue? I'd love to know if there is the treats for irony? and how to help her to live without him? ~ Nicely written.

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    1. Never thought of continuing it. But thanks to you, just might! :)

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  5. Long time since I last visited your blog! Missed your fiction pieces...

    Creepy and spooky story!! Sometimes wishes realize in a strange way! Don't they?

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  6. Interesting, Aditi. Had a gut feeling about the ending, but spooky nevertheless. Well written.

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  7. Ooooh, creepy! *shiver* Well done!

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